qAmerican Pop: Popular Culture Decade by Decadeq is the most comprehensive reference on American pop culture ever assembled, beginning with the 1900s up through today. Pop culture is the heart and soul of America, a unifying bridge across time bringing together generations of diverse backgrounds. Whether looking at the bright lights of the Jazz Age in the 1920s, the sexual revolution and the rock-n-roll revolution of the 1960s, or the thriving social networking websites of today, each period in America's cultural history develops its own unique take on the qualities define our lives. qAmerican Pop: Popular Culture Decade by Decadeq is the most comprehensive reference on American popular culture by decade ever assembled, beginning with the 1900s up through today. The four-volume set examines the fascinating trends across decades and eras by shedding light on the experiences of Americans young and old, rich and poor, along with the influences of arts, entertainment, sports, and other cultural forces. Whether a pop culture aficionado or a student new to the topic, qAmerican Popq provides readers with an engaging look at American culture broken down into discrete segments, as well as analysis that gives insight into societal movements, trends, fads, and events that propelled the era and the nation. In-depth chapters trace the evolution of pop culture in eleven key categories: Key events in American life; advertising; architecture; fashion; food; leisure activities and sports; literature; music; performing arts; travel; and visual arts. Designed to meet the high demand for resources that help students study American history and culture by the decade, this one-stop reference provides readers with a broad and interdisciplinary overview of the numerous aspects of popular culture in our country. Thoughtful examination of our rich and often tumultuous popular history, illustrated with hundreds of historical and contemporary photos, makes this the ideal source to turn to for ready reference or research.Set to unveil a product that catered to the newly affluent, DeLorean hired the top designers from Porsche, Renault, and ... Early purchasers paid $1, 000 down for the privilege of being one of the first owners, but projected costs were off, and the anbsp;...
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