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The Resource Everything was better in America : print culture in the Great Depression, David Welky

Everything was better in America : print culture in the Great Depression, David Welky

Label
Everything was better in America : print culture in the Great Depression
Title
Everything was better in America
Title remainder
print culture in the Great Depression
Statement of responsibility
David Welky
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Welky, David
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4867
LC item number
.W45 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The history of communication
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  • American newspapers
  • American periodicals
  • Publishers and publishing
Label
Everything was better in America : print culture in the Great Depression, David Welky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-250) and index
Contents
Introduction: "A time not to rock the boat" -- Part One: Newspapers -- The Press encounters the New Deal -- Kidnapping America's child -- Olympic feats of Americanism -- The Gumps: America's comic-strip family -- Part Two: Magazines -- How to slant a magazine -- Life, the war, and everything -- Defining womanhood in the Ladies' Home Journal -- Patriot number one, the man of steel -- Part Three: Books -- Mainstreaming the book industry -- Finding security in best sellers -- Ellery Queen restores order -- Gone with the wind, but not forgotten -- Conclusion: "Everything was better in America"
Control code
176861826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 266 p.
Isbn
9780252075049
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007044086
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)176861826
Label
Everything was better in America : print culture in the Great Depression, David Welky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-250) and index
Contents
Introduction: "A time not to rock the boat" -- Part One: Newspapers -- The Press encounters the New Deal -- Kidnapping America's child -- Olympic feats of Americanism -- The Gumps: America's comic-strip family -- Part Two: Magazines -- How to slant a magazine -- Life, the war, and everything -- Defining womanhood in the Ladies' Home Journal -- Patriot number one, the man of steel -- Part Three: Books -- Mainstreaming the book industry -- Finding security in best sellers -- Ellery Queen restores order -- Gone with the wind, but not forgotten -- Conclusion: "Everything was better in America"
Control code
176861826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 266 p.
Isbn
9780252075049
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007044086
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)176861826

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