Pop Goes the Decade: The Fifties

by
Ralph G. Giordanoauthor

Ralph G. Giordano is a professional architect, a full-time teacher at Monsignor Farrell High School, and an adjunct college professor at Kean University in New Jersey.

Pop Goes the Decade: The Fifties

20170630

Greenwood

Pages 392
Topics Popular Culture
  • eBook

    9781440844720

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pop Goes the Decade: The Fifties

Author(s): Giordano, Ralph
Contributors: Giordano, Ralph
Abstract:

Covering significant historical and cultural moments, public figures and celebrities, art and entertainment, and technology that influenced life during the decade, this book documents the 1950s through the lens of popular culture.


• Presents a balanced perspective on the decade that debunks the popular myth that the 1950s was uniformly a happy, carefree time of wholesome fun and "the good old days"

• Documents the suburban transformation that drastically changed American society

• Provides data that shows television viewing statistics and viewer ratings that helps readers see the influence of television media in the 1950s

• Includes a section that explores how the changes within the 1950s have a legacy that continue to affect our current cultural climate

SortTitle: pop goes the decade: the fifties
Keyword(s): Popular Culture
Author Info:
Ralph G. Giordanoauthor

Ralph G. Giordano is a professional architect, a full-time teacher at Monsignor Farrell High School, and an adjunct college professor at Kean University in New Jersey.

eISBN-13: 9781440844720
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440844713
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 392
Publication Date: 20170630
Publication Year: 2017
Series: Pop Goes the Decade