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The Resource With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby

With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby

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With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830
Title
With amusement for all
Title remainder
a history of American popular culture since 1830
Statement of responsibility
LeRoy Ashby
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Language
eng
Summary
With Amusement for All is a sweeping interpretative history of American popular culture. Providing deep insights into various individuals, events, and movements, LeRoy Ashby explores the development and influence of popular culture -- from minstrel shows to hip-hop, from the penny press to pulp magazines, from the NBA to NASCAR, and much in between. By placing the evolution of popular amusement in historical context, Ashby illuminates the complex ways in which popular culture both reflects and transforms American society. He demonstrates a recurring pattern in democratic culture by showing
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby
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With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcqsr
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 587-612) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : popular culture on the brink -- Blackface, Barnum, and newspaper ballyhoo -- Taming rough amusements, 1840s-1860s -- Building an entertainment industry -- "The billion-dollar smile" : from burlesque to vaudeville and amusement parks -- The "leisure problem" at the turn of the century -- Popular culture and middle-class respectability in the early twentieth century -- Battling the Great Depression -- Building a wartime consensus in the 1940s and 1950s -- Counterpoints to consensus -- Popular culture and 1960s ferment -- Up for grabs : leaving the 1960s -- A pop culture society -- Epilogue : pop culture in a post-9/11 world
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1 online resource (xi, 648 pages, [24] pages of plates)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813141329
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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