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Pop Goes the Decade : The Fifties - (Pop Goes the Decade) by Ralph G. Giordano (Hardcover)

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Covering significant historical and cultural moments, public figures and celebrities, art and entertainment, and technology that influenced life during the decade, this book documents the 1950s through the lens of popular culture.

• Presents a balanced perspective on the decade that debunks the popular myth that the 1950s was uniformly a happy, carefree time of wholesome fun and "the good old days"

• Documents the suburban transformation that drastically changed American society

• Provides data that shows television viewing statistics and viewer ratings that helps readers see the influence of television media in the 1950s

• Includes a section that explores how the changes within the 1950s have a legacy that continue to affect our current cultural climate

Number of Pages: 360
Genre: Social Science, History
Sub-Genre: History, Civilization
Series Title: Pop Goes the Decade
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Ralph G. Giordano
Language: English
Street Date: June 5, 2017
TCIN: 51739966
UPC: 9781440844713
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-2867
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