CULTURE AS HISTORY

Product Number: EB00162990
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307826145
Publisher: Pantheon
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Description

Bringing together for the first time the best of twenty-five years of unique critical work, Warren Susman takes us on a startling tour through the conflicts and events which have transformed the social, political, and cultural face of America in this century. Probing a rich panoply of images from the mass media and advertising, testing prevalent intellectual and economic theories, linking the revolutions in communications and technology to the rise of a new pantheon of popular heroes. Susman documents and analyzes the process through which the older, Puritan-republican, producer-capitalist culture has given way to the leisure-oriented, consumer society we now inhabit: the culture of abundance.

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Author(s): Warren Susman
Original Publish Date: Oct 17, 2012

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