Popular Culture: 1960-1979

Popular Culture: 1960-1979

by Michael Burgan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410946317
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Series: A History of Popular Culture
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 1,021,010
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1070L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

About the Author

Formerly an editor at the educational publisher Weekly Reader, Michael Burgan has been a freelance writer for 17 years. He has written more than 250 books for children and young adults, specializing in U.S. history, geography, and biographies of world leaders. He has also written fiction and adapted classic novels. Burgan has won several awards for his writing, and his plays for adult audiences have been staged across the United States. He graduated from the University of Connecticut with a BA in history. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his cat Callie.

Table of Contents

What Is Popular Culture? 4

Music 8

Fashion 22

Movies and Theater 28

Radio and Television 34

Printed Matter 40

Visual Arts 46

Changing Times 50

Timeline 54

Best of the Era 56

Notes on Sources 57

Find Out More 60

Glossary 62

Index 64

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