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The 1950s
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 348

The 1950s

This volume presents a nuanced look at an often romanticized yet surprisingly complex time in American popular culture.

The 1930s
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 343

The 1930s

Examines American cultural life and its influences during the nineteen thirties, covering youth culture, entertainment, food, fashion, advertising, architecture, leisure activities, and the arts.

Music of the Great Depression
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

Music of the Great Depression

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Presents a history of music during the time of economic hardship in the 1920s and 1930s, discussing the rise of radio, the influence of Duke Ellington and swing music, the golden age of the Broadway musical, and the popularity of country and western music.

Music of the World War II Era
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 261

Music of the World War II Era

Examines music about the war, popular hits and standards, swing and jazz, music on the stage and screen, country, and classical music, and includes information on the music business and the radio industry.

Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 239

Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, and Recovery

This guidebook presents the SAFERR (Screening & Assessment for Family Engagement, Retention, & Recovery) model for helping staff of public & private agencies respond to families affected by substance use disorders. The SAFERR model & this guidebook were developed by the Nat. Center on Substance Abuse & Child Welfare (NCSACW), a training & technical assistance resource center. NCSACW developed SAFERR in response to frequent requests from managers of child welfare agencies for a ¿tool¿ that caseworkers could use to screen parents for potential at use disorders in order to make decisions about children¿s safety. Illustrations.

The Great Depression in America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 668

The Great Depression in America

Everything from Amos n' Andy to Zeppelins is included in this two-volume encyclopedia of popular culture during the Great Depression era. 200 entries explore the entertainments, amusements, and people of the United States during the difficult years of the 1930s.

World War II and the Postwar Years in America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 832

World War II and the Postwar Years in America

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

More than 150 articles provide a revealing look at one of the most tempestuous decades in recent American history, describing the everyday activities of Americans as they dealt first with war, and then a difficult transition to peace and prosperity. * Approximately 175 A–Z entries on everyday life and popular culture in the United States, 1940–1950 * An extensive timeline of events during the covered decade * Numerous photographs that highlight article content * Charts listing pertinent statistics and/or related information * Selected readings accompanying each article * An extensive bibliography of print, aural, and electronic resources and a guide to related topics

World War II and the Postwar Years in America: A-I
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 832

World War II and the Postwar Years in America: A-I

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010
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  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO

More than 150 articles provide a revealing look at one of the most tempestuous decades in recent American history, describing the everyday activities of Americans as they dealt first with war, and then a difficult transition to peace and prosperity. * Approximately 175 A–Z entries on everyday life and popular culture in the United States, 1940–1950 * An extensive timeline of events during the covered decade * Numerous photographs that highlight article content * Charts listing pertinent statistics and/or related information * Selected readings accompanying each article * An extensive bibliography of print, aural, and electronic resources and a guide to related topics

American Clydesdale Stud Book
  • Language: en

American Clydesdale Stud Book

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1892
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Vol. 1- contains list of members.

Beyond News
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 192

Beyond News

For a century and a half, journalists made a good business out of selling the latest news or selling ads next to that news. Now that news pours out of the Internet and our mobile devices -- fast, abundant, and mostly free -- that era is ending. Our best journalists, Mitchell Stephens argues, instead must offer original, challenging perspectives -- not just slightly more thorough accounts of widely reported events. His book proposes a new standard: "wisdom journalism," an amalgam of the more rarified forms of reporting -- exclusive, enterprising, investigative -- and informed, insightful, interpretive, explanatory, even opinionated takes on current events. This book features an original, some...