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The Resource With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby

With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby

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With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830
Title
With amusement for all
Title remainder
a history of American popular culture since 1830
Statement of responsibility
LeRoy Ashby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ashby, LeRoy
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Amusements
  • United States
  • United States
Label
With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [587]-612) and index
Contents
Prologue : popular culture on the brink -- Blackface, Barnum, and newspaper ballyhoo -- Taming rough amusements, 1840s-1860s -- Building an entertainment industry -- "The billion-dollar smile" : from burlesque to vaudeville and amusement parks -- The "leisure problem" at the turn of the century -- Popular culture and middle-class respectability in the early twentieth century -- Battling the Great Depression -- Building a wartime consensus in the 1940s and 1950s -- Counterpoints to consensus -- Popular culture and 1960s ferment -- Up for grabs : leaving the 1960s -- A pop culture society -- Epilogue : pop culture in a post-9/11 world
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 648 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780813123974
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2006002558
Other control number
9780813123974
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm63136406
Label
With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [587]-612) and index
Contents
Prologue : popular culture on the brink -- Blackface, Barnum, and newspaper ballyhoo -- Taming rough amusements, 1840s-1860s -- Building an entertainment industry -- "The billion-dollar smile" : from burlesque to vaudeville and amusement parks -- The "leisure problem" at the turn of the century -- Popular culture and middle-class respectability in the early twentieth century -- Battling the Great Depression -- Building a wartime consensus in the 1940s and 1950s -- Counterpoints to consensus -- Popular culture and 1960s ferment -- Up for grabs : leaving the 1960s -- A pop culture society -- Epilogue : pop culture in a post-9/11 world
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 648 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780813123974
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Lccn
2006002558
Other control number
9780813123974
Other physical details
ill
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm63136406

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