New Reference Book: American Pop: Popular Culture Decade by Decade

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 4th, 2011

American Pop: Popular Culture Decade by Decade edited by Bob Batchelor, Greenwood, 2009.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.9 B21A

A four volume set presents decade-by-decade, articles related to specific areas of Pop Culture, including:

  • An overview of each decade
  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Books, Newspaper, Magazines and Comics
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Food
  • Music
  • Sports and Leisure
  • Travel
  • Visual Arts

Examples: Ragtime (1920’s), The Pentagon (1940’s), Fads of the 1950’s, Music Festivals of the 1960’s, Dungeons and Dragons (1970’s), Harry Potter Mania (2000’s).

Helpful for:   Humanities, Humanities IV Research Paper, American History, Art

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