Popular Culture: 1960-1979

Popular Culture: 1960-1979

by Michael Burgan
     
 

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The British Invasion, Andy Warhol, Swinging London, the Summer of Love, disco dancing, and polyester, this is the era that most people think of when they think of "pop culture." So much changed during these decades—from technological advances such as the moon landing, to conflicts like the Vietnam War. These changes all had a great impact on pop culture.  See more details below

Overview

The British Invasion, Andy Warhol, Swinging London, the Summer of Love, disco dancing, and polyester, this is the era that most people think of when they think of "pop culture." So much changed during these decades—from technological advances such as the moon landing, to conflicts like the Vietnam War. These changes all had a great impact on pop culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410946317
Publisher:
Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Series:
A History of Popular Culture Series
Pages:
64
Sales rank:
351,542
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile:
1070L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 15 Years

Meet the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection. Michael has also worked as an editor at Weekly Reader, the classroom news magazine used in schools across the United States.
Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history. When not writing for kids, he enjoys writing plays, and his works have been staged across the United States. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

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