The Resource Icons of American popular culture : from P.T. Barnum to Jennifer Lopez, Robert C. Cottrell

Icons of American popular culture : from P.T. Barnum to Jennifer Lopez, Robert C. Cottrell

Label
Icons of American popular culture : from P.T. Barnum to Jennifer Lopez
Title
Icons of American popular culture
Title remainder
from P.T. Barnum to Jennifer Lopez
Statement of responsibility
Robert C. Cottrell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This appealing book fills in another dimension by tracing the evolution of American popular culture over the past two centuries. In a lengthy chronology of landmark events, this title provides an intriguing window on the social, economic, and political history of our democracy from the antebellum period to the present
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
LND
Dewey number
306.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.C787 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Icons of American popular culture : from P.T. Barnum to Jennifer Lopez, Robert C. Cottrell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A Chronology of Significant Events in the History of American Popular Culture -- One Democratic Showmen -- James Gordon Bennett and P.T. Barnum -- Two Exponents of the Culture of Consumption -- Marshall Field and Horatio Alger Jr. -- Three Stars of Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley -- Lillian Russell and Irving Berlin -- Four The Cinematic Artist and the Literary Lion D.W. Griffith and Ernest Hemingway -- Five The "New Woman" and the "New Negro" -- Clara Bow and Bessie Smith -- Six Voices of Radical Culture -- Margaret Bourke-White and Woody Guthrie -- Seven American Heroes -- Hank Greenberg and Edward R. Murrow -- Eight American Rebels -- Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley -- Nine American Icons in a Time of Unrest -- John F. Kennedy and Muhammad Ali -- Ten American Dreamers -- Michael Jordan and Jennifer Lopez
Control code
ocn857589713
Extent
1 online resource (15 entries)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782680512
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
1 image, digital files
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36939614
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857589713
  • credo1782680519

Library Locations

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