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eBook The 1900s: (American Popular Culture Through History) ePub

by Bob Batchelor

  • ISBN: 0313313342
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Bob Batchelor
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Greenwood (May 30, 2002)
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Business writer and historian Batchelor suspects that historians have acquired a distaste for the ten years between 1900 and 1910 because of the dominance of Teddy Roosevelt and The Progressive Era. He finds much more that was happening concerning life and youth, and such areas of popular culture as advertising, leisure activities, music, and travel.

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Download books for free. reference on American popular culture by decade ever assembled, beginning with the 1900s up through today. The four-volume set examines the fascinating trends across decades and eras by shedding light on the experiences of Americans young and old, rich and poor, along with the influences of arts, entertainment, sports, and other cultural forces.

The 2000s Bob Batchelor. American Popular Culture Through History. What is American popular culture? At the turn of the previous century, the answer seemed more straightforward. GREENWOOD PRESS Westport, Connecticut, London. An awkward giant, the United States rode the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt to a position as world military and economic leader. The nation took these first aching steps toward global hegemony, however, still firmly rooted inward, a society dominated by its local outlook and nature.

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Bob Batchelor, PhD, is assistant professor in the School of. .

Bob Batchelor, PhD, is assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University and academic coordinator of its online master's program in public relations.

Spurred by the energy and progressive attitude of President Theodore Roosevelt and millions of immigrants flooding into our cities, American life saw tremendous change from 1900-1910. This volume offers a wealth of information on popular culture at the dawn of the 20th century.

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The 1900s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1900 .

The 1900s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1900, and ended on December 31, 1909. The term "nineteen-hundreds" can also mean the entire century of years from 1900 to 1999 (see 1900s). The market for home machines was created through technological innovation and pricing: Phonographs, gramophones, and graphophones were cleverly adapted to run by spring-motors (you wound them up), rather than by messy batteries or treadle mechanisms, while the musical records were adapted to reproduce loudly through a horn attachment.

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the so-called quiet decade of 1900-1910 was anything but quiet. Spurred by the energy and progressive attitude of President Theodore Roosevelt and millions of immigrants flooding into our cities, American life saw tremendous cultural and technological change. A healthy economy gave workers more spending money and leisure time to enjoy hobbies, travel, and pastimes, including a new and revolutionary entertainment-the movies.

Providing an exciting picture of American life at the dawn of the 20th century, this volume covers:

• Innovations in technology, such as the airplane and the automobile

•The advent of modern architecture

•The proliferation of advertising aimed at the new middle class

•Fads, games, sports, and hobbies

•Changes in fashion and cuisine

This book also features the burgeoning of the arts, including the school of realism and naturalism in literature, the first truly American music-jazz-and the new performing art that played to American tastes: vaudeville. A wealth of facts, information, and interesting sidelights not available elsewhere makes this a treasure trove for students and interested readers.