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American Cinema Of The 1940s

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Wheeler W. Dixon | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813537009
ISBN 13 : 0813537002

The 1940s was a watershed decade for American cinema and the nation. Shaking off the grim legacy of the Depression, Hollywood launched an unprecedented wave of production, generati..

The 1940s

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Robert Sickels | Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN 10 : 0313312990
ISBN 13 : 9780313312991

Discusses American popular culture of the 1940s, addressing such topics as politics, the middle class, the development of youth culture, advertising, architecture, fashion, food, l..

The 1940 S

Pub Date : 1990 | Author : Tim Wood | Publisher : Creative Company

ISBN 10 : 1932889728
ISBN 13 : 9781932889727

Text and pictures highlight the main events of the 1940s...

Fashion In The 1940s

Pub Date : 2014-10-10 | Author : Jayne Shrimpton | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781784420260
ISBN 13 : 1784420263

This book reveals the impact of wartime and austerity on British fashion and tells the story of how a spirit of patriotism and make-do-and-mend unleashed a wave of new creativity a..

Facing The Abyss

Pub Date : 2018-01-23 | Author : George Hutchinson | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231545969
ISBN 13 : 0231545967

Mythologized as the era of the “good war” and the “Greatest Generation,” the 1940s are frequently understood as a more heroic, uncomplicated time in American history. Yet j..

City Of Nets

Pub Date : 1986 | Author : Otto Friedrich | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 0520209494
ISBN 13 : 9780520209497

This dazzling story of Hollywood during the decade of its greatest success is a social and cultural history of the movie capital's golden age. Its cast includes actors, writers, mu..