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3. The age of the city, 1860–1900

3. The age of the city, 1860–1900  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0004
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9780190200589
In the aftermath of the Civil War, Americans united in an impulse to commemorate the lives lost and to coordinate that effort with new campaigns for civic beautification. “The age of the ... More
1. American culture in red, white, and black

1. American culture in red, white, and black  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0002
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“American culture in red, white, and black” explains how diverse Americans planted the seeds of a new national culture during the colonial period, one that took shape through the ... More
Introduction: The stories of American history and why they matter

Introduction: The stories of American history and why they matter  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0001
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The book opens in explaining that this very short introduction to American cultural history emphasizes culture as a driving force in American history. Cultural history is the history of ... More
2. Mass culture and mass politics, 1800–1860

2. Mass culture and mass politics, 1800–1860  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0003
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9780190200589
In the aftermath of the American Revolution, the framers of the Constitution confronted the task of forging a new national identity. “Mass culture and mass politics, 1800–1860” describes a ... More
4. The new mass culture, 1900–1945

4. The new mass culture, 1900–1945  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0005
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A profound shift was underway in American culture at the turn of the twentieth century—a shift away from the Victorian ideals of the industrial era and toward a new set of values structured ... More
5. The suburbanization of American culture

5. The suburbanization of American culture  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0006
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After World War II, the United States emerged as the world’s dominant superpower, inaugurating a golden age of prosperity and abundance. Depression and war were over, affording time to ... More
6. The world wide web of American culture

6. The world wide web of American culture  

Eric Avila

in American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780190200619
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10.1093/actrade/9780190200589.003.0007
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9780190200589
If the sixties radicalized the content of American culture, the nineties revolutionized its form. The digital revolution began in California and enveloped the entire world, creating ... More

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