The 1960s / Edition 1

The 1960s / Edition 1

by Edward J. Rielly
     
 

This book describes the important changes in American society during the 60s, from feminism and civil rights to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Individual chapters explore various aspects of popular culture, including advertising, fashion, literature, music, visual arts, and travel. Supplemental resources include a timeline of important events, an extensive bibliography

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This book describes the important changes in American society during the 60s, from feminism and civil rights to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Individual chapters explore various aspects of popular culture, including advertising, fashion, literature, music, visual arts, and travel. Supplemental resources include a timeline of important events, an extensive bibliography for further reading, and a subject index. This book describes the important changes in American society during the 60s, from feminism and civil rights to the Cuban Missile Crisis. Individual chapters explore various aspects of popular culture, including advertising, fashion, literature, music, visual arts, and travel. Supplemental resources include a timeline of important events, an extensive bibliography for further reading, and a subject index.

Iconoclasts such as Muhammad Ali, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Namath, Ralph Nader, and Andy Warhol brought color and controversy to this tumultuous decade, while cultural events such as the Stonewall March, The Graduate, and the Monterey Pop Festival provided indelible images of a bellwether time in American society. Whether it was Beatlemania, bell-bottoms, or bumper stickers, the cultural contributions of the 60s showed that the times were definitely a-changin'.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313312618
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Series:
American Popular Culture Through History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Introduction
Timeline of the 1960s
Pt. 1Life and Youth During the 1960s1
Ch. 1Everyday America3
Ch. 2World of Youth23
Pt. 2Popular Culture of the 1960s37
Ch. 3Advertising39
Ch. 4Architecture53
Ch. 5Fashion75
Ch. 6Food91
Ch. 7Leisure Activities105
Ch. 8Literature127
Ch. 9Music151
Ch. 10Performing Arts183
Ch. 11Travel213
Ch. 12Visual Arts231
Cost of Products in the 1960s249
Notes253
Further Reading259
Index271

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