Pop Dreams : Music, Movies, and the Media in the American 1960's
In one compact volume, POP DREAMS analyzes the trends, events, and personalities that influenced American culture from 1945 to 1970. The discussion broadens students' understanding of major events in popular culture by putting those events in historical context.
- Paperback | 232 pages
- 141.7 x 209.8 x 9.1mm | 208.66g
- 15 Sep 1998
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
Table of contents
Introduction - popular culture in the American 1960s; searching for a centre - conformity and consensus in postwar America; "We shall overcome" - the Civil Rights movement and the early sixties; "Give peace a chance" - Vietnam and the antiwar movement; "I want to take you higher" - the forming of the counterculture; back to the future - the conservative resurgence; in from the margins - the women's movement and the beginning of identity politics; adding it up - the sixties and American culture today.