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Author Cottrell, Robert C
Title Icons of American Popular Culture : From P. T. Barnum to Jennifer Lopez
Imprint Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- A Chronology of Significant Events in the History of American Popular Culture -- Icons of American Popular Culture -- One Democratic Showmen -- Two Exponents of the Culture of Consumption -- Three Stars of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley -- Four The Cinematic Artist and the Literary Lion -- Five The "New Woman" and the "New Negro" -- Six Voices of Radical Culture -- Seven American Heroes -- Eight American Rebels -- Nine American Icons in a Time of Unrest -- Ten American Dreamers -- Index -- About the Author
Traces the evolution of American popular culture over the past two centuries. In a lengthy chronology of landmark events, and ten chapters, each revolving around the lives of two individuals who are in some way emblematic of their times, this provides a window on the social, economic, and political history of US democracy from the antebellum period to the present
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Cottrell, Robert C. Icons of American Popular Culture : From P. T. Barnum to Jennifer Lopez Florence : Taylor & Francis Group,c2009 9780765622983
Subject Popular culture -- United States -- History.;Celebrities -- United States -- Biography.;Entertainers -- United States -- Biography.;National characteristics, American
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