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The 1960s / Edition 1

The 1960s / Edition 1

by Edward J. Rielly
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313312613

ISBN-13: 9780313312618

Pub. Date: 05/01/2003

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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

Overview

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'.

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
Sales rank:
1,235,501
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

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

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