American culture in the 1960s / Sharon Monteith.

This book charts the changing complexion of American culture in one of the most culturally vibrant of twentieth-century decades. It provides a vivid account of the major cultural forms of 1960s America - music and performance; film and television; fiction and poetry; art and photography - as well as...

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Main Author: Monteith, Sharon
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2008.
Series:Twentieth-century American culture.
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Summary:This book charts the changing complexion of American culture in one of the most culturally vibrant of twentieth-century decades. It provides a vivid account of the major cultural forms of 1960s America - music and performance; film and television; fiction and poetry; art and photography - as well as influential texts, trends and figures of the decade: from Norman Mailer to Susan Sontag; from Muhammad Ali's anti-war protests to Tom Lehrer's stand-up comedy; from Bob Dylan to Rachel Carson; and from Pop Art to photojournalism. A chapter on new social movements demonstrates that a current of cons.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxix, 242 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780748629039
0748629033