The Gilded Age

The Gilded Age

by Joel Shrock

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Overview

The Gilded Age by Joel Shrock

Twelve narrative chapters chronicle how American culture changed and grew near the end of the 20th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313062216
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2004
Series: American Popular Culture Through History Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Joel Shrock earned his PhD from Miami University and is currently an instructor of history at the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities. He has authored an article on race and rape in silent film and co-authored another on student protest of the Vietnam War, which appears in the Greenwood Press volume of essays The Vietnam War on Campus: Other Voices, More Distant Drums. He is currently completing a manuscript on popular children's literature in the Gilded Age.

Table of Contents

Series Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
Timeline of Popular Culture, 1875-1900xvii
1Everyday America1
2World of Youth27
3Advertising41
4Architecture61
5Fashion79
6Food97
7Leisure Activities117
8Literature151
9Music183
10Performing Arts205
11Travel225
12Visual Arts253
Cost of Products, 1890-1899271
Notes277
Further Reading299
Index305

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