Table of contents for With amusement for all : a history of American popular culture since 1830 / LeRoy Ashby.

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Preface 000
Prologue: Popular Culture on the Brink 000
1. Blackface, Barnum, and Newspaper Ballyhoo 000
2. Taming Rough Amusements, 1840s¿1860s 000
3. Building an Entertainment Industry 000
4. ¿The Billion-Dollar Smile¿: From Burlesque to Vaudeville and Amusement Parks 000
5. The ¿Leisure Problem¿ at the Turn of the Century 000
6. Popular Culture and Middle-Class Respectability in the Early Twentieth Century 000
7. Battling the Great Depression 000
8. Building a Wartime Consensus in the 1940s and 1950s 000
9. Counterpoints to Consensus 000
10. Popular Culture and 1960s Ferment 000
11. Up for Grabs: Leaving the 1960s 000
12. A Pop Culture Society 000
Epilogue: Pop Culture in a Post-9/11 World 000
Notes 000
Bibliography 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Amusements -- United States -- History.
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- Social conditions.