Culture In An Age Of Money / Edition 1

Culture In An Age Of Money / Edition 1

by Nicolaus Mills
     
 

Fifteen brilliant essays on the kind of culture created by the “magic of the marketplace” in 1980s America, from architecture to the yuppie ascendancy. “Amusing, caustic and cleverly written....What makes Culture in an Age of Money fun to read is its refreshing candor.” —New York Times.See more details below

Overview

Fifteen brilliant essays on the kind of culture created by the “magic of the marketplace” in 1980s America, from architecture to the yuppie ascendancy. “Amusing, caustic and cleverly written....What makes Culture in an Age of Money fun to read is its refreshing candor.” —New York Times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780929587714
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
08/25/1991
Edition description:
REISSUE
Pages:
254
Sales rank:
1,455,863
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Culture of Triumph and the Spirit of the Times 11 Part 2 Blips, Bites and Savvy Talk 29 Part 3 Putting on the Glitz: Architecture After Postmodernism 47 Part 4 The Short Happy Life of the American Yuppie 66 Part 5 Pluggies 83 Part 6 A Culture of Paper Tigers 95 Part 7 Blackness Without Blood 109 Part 8 Civil Rights and the Reagan Court 130 Part 9 The Trials of Televangelism 142 Part 10 Vietnam Screen Wars 156 Part 11 China, Bloomie's and the Met 175 Part 12 The Literature of AIDS 201 Part 13 Fictions of Acquisition 216 Part 14 The End of the Common Reader 234 Part 15 Presidency by Ralph Lauren: Closing the Decade in Style 246

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