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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ashby, LeRoy
Dewey number
306.4/80973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.A8525 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Amusements
  • United States
  • United States
  • Culture populaire
  • Spectacles et divertissements
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Amusements
  • Civilization
  • Popular culture
  • Social conditions
  • United States
  • Populaire cultuur
  • Massamedia
  • Amusement
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
Label
With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip067/2006002558.html
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Control code
ocm70289049
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 648 pages, [24] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813141329
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hfw5r
  • 8711E2D9-98EB-4661-A641-C87CDD180311
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70289049
  • (OCoLC)70289049
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.
Label
With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830, LeRoy Ashby
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip067/2006002558.html
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Control code
ocm70289049
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 648 pages, [24] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813141329
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2hfw5r
  • 8711E2D9-98EB-4661-A641-C87CDD180311
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o70289049
  • (OCoLC)70289049
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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