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The Resource Happy days and wonder years : the fifties and the sixties in contemporary cultural politics, Daniel Marcus

Happy days and wonder years : the fifties and the sixties in contemporary cultural politics, Daniel Marcus

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Happy days and wonder years : the fifties and the sixties in contemporary cultural politics
Title
Happy days and wonder years
Title remainder
the fifties and the sixties in contemporary cultural politics
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Marcus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the twenty-first century, why do we keep talking about the Fifties and the Sixties? The stark contrast between these decades, their concurrence with the childhood and youth of the baby boomers, and the emergence of television and rock and roll help to explain their symbolic power. In Happy Days and Wonder Years, Daniel Marcus reveals how interpretations of these decades have figured in the cultural politics of the United States since 1970. From Ronald Reagan's image as a Fifties Cold Warrior to Bill Clinton's fandom for Elvis Presley and John F. Kennedy, politicians have invoked the
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marcus, Daniel
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Politics and culture
  • Conservatism
  • Popular culture
  • United States
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Nineteen sixties
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Civilization
  • Conservatism
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Politics and government
  • Politics and culture
  • Popular culture
  • United States
Label
Happy days and wonder years : the fifties and the sixties in contemporary cultural politics, Daniel Marcus
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Fifties in the 1970s: Representations in a Cultural Revival; Chapter 2: The Conservative Uses of Nostalgia; Chapter 3: Nostalgia Embodied: Ronald Reagan as Icon; Chapter 4: Popular Culture and the Response to Conservative Nostalgia; Chapter 5: Contests and Contestations: The Sixties Legacy during the Decline of Reagan; Chapter 6: The Reinflection of the Past: The Presidential Election of 1992; Chapter 7: Elvis Has Left the Building: The Resurgence of the Right; Conclusion; Notes; Index; About the Author
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ocn733997223
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542508
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
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22573/ctt4jx645
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733997223
Label
Happy days and wonder years : the fifties and the sixties in contemporary cultural politics, Daniel Marcus
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Fifties in the 1970s: Representations in a Cultural Revival; Chapter 2: The Conservative Uses of Nostalgia; Chapter 3: Nostalgia Embodied: Ronald Reagan as Icon; Chapter 4: Popular Culture and the Response to Conservative Nostalgia; Chapter 5: Contests and Contestations: The Sixties Legacy during the Decline of Reagan; Chapter 6: The Reinflection of the Past: The Presidential Election of 1992; Chapter 7: Elvis Has Left the Building: The Resurgence of the Right; Conclusion; Notes; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn733997223
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813542508
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jx645
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)733997223

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