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American Culture in the 1940s

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ISBN-10: 0748624139

ISBN-13: 9780748624133

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jacqueline Foertsch

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This series provides accessible but challenging studies of American culture in the 20th century. Each title covers a specific decade and offers a clear overview of its dominant cultural forms and influential texts of the decade, discussing their historical impact and cultural legacy.
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 3/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Case Studies
Chronology of 1940s American Culture
Introduction: The Intellectual Context
Fiction and Journalism
Radio and Music
Theatre and Film
Visual Art, Serious and Popular
The Arts of Sacrifice and Consumption
Conclusion: The 1940s in the Contemporary American Imagination