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Contents 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.