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Title:
The 1920's
Author:
Drowne, Kathleen Morgan.
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Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xxv, 331 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780313320132
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Book

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Summary

Summary

The American 1920s had many names: the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age, the Dry Decade, and the Flapper generation. Whatever the moniker, these years saw the birth of modern America. This volume shows the many colorful ways the decade altered America, its people, and its future. American Popular Culture Through History volumes include a timeline, cost comparisons, chapter bibliographies, and a subject index.


Author Notes

KATHLEEN DROWNE is Assistant Professor on English at the University of Missouri, Rolla.

PATRICK HUBER is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Missouri, Rolla.


Table of Contents

Ray B. Browne
Series Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Timeline of the 1920sp. xix
Part I Life and Youth During the 1920sp. 1
Chapter 1. Everyday Americap. 3
Chapter 2. World of Youthp. 29
Part II Popular Culture of the 1920sp. 49
Chapter 3. Advertisingp. 51
Chapter 4. Architecture and Designp. 73
Chapter 5. Fashionp. 95
Chapter 6. Food and Drinkp. 119
Chapter 7. Leisure Activitiesp. 143
Chapter 8. Literaturep. 169
Chapter 9. Musicp. 191
Chapter 10. Performing Artsp. 219
Chapter 11. Travel and Recreationp. 243
Chapter 12. Visual Artsp. 269
Cost of Products in the 1920sp. 291
Notesp. 295
Further Readingp. 303
Indexp. 315