Pop Goes the Decade: The Eighties

by
Thomas Harrisonauthor

Thomas Harrison is professor of music business and technology at the University of Central Florida.

Pop Goes the Decade: The Eighties

20170831

Greenwood

Pages 320
Topics Popular Culture
  • eBook

    9781440836671

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Pop Goes the Decade: The Eighties

Author(s): Harrison, Thomas;
Contributors: Harrison, Thomas;
Abstract:

This fascinating overview of popular culture in the 1980s describes the decade of excess that resulted from the social, political, and economic conditions of the time, documenting why so many milestones in entertainment, arts, and technology occurred the 80s.


• Provides readers a detailed view of popular culture in the 1980s through the decade's memorable television and film

• Offers an extensive "one-stop" discussion of visual art and architecture not found in other history reference publications

• Establishes the context of technological developments in the late 1970s and 1980s in determining the culture and entertainment of the 1980s

• Examines the connection between the growth of popular sports in the 1980s and developments in television technology, which made sports more accessible to a larger audience

SortTitle: pop goes the decade: the eighties
Keyword(s): Popular Culture
Author Info:
Thomas Harrisonauthor

Thomas Harrison is professor of music business and technology at the University of Central Florida.

eISBN-13: 9781440836671
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440836664
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 20170831
Series: Pop Goes the Decade