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Culture as History: the Transformation of American Society in the Twentieth Century


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Publisher:Smithsonian Books, 2003



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With amazing creativity, clarity, and wit, Warren Susman (1927-1985) takes us on a provocative tour of the highlights of American culture. By looking at all types of 20th-century culturehighbrow, lowbrow, and middlebrowSusman shows how culture itself has become a battleground for competing visions of American life. Fourteen essays include such topics as the nature of American conservatism, the cultural contradictions of a consumer society, and the role of the urban experience in the development of American culture.

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