Free Essays on America Popular Culture After The War

  1. english essay

    mass-market imagery of the post-war age and the piece was made up of images from magazines including Ladies Home Journal. The bodybuilder featured in the collage is Irwin 'Zabo' Koszewski, winner of Mr LA in 1954.  It was influenced from the social condition of that time. Popular culture appeared in the way of...

  2. Ttp9

    TTP9 Pop Culture as History: The War Comes Home After World War II, the United States faced a malevolent philosophical dispute that had spread from within itself. Chapter nine in Thinking Through the Past is titled “Pop Culture as History: The War Comes Home” because it identifies America’s disposition...

  3. Culture of America During the 1920s

    Culture of America during the 1920’s During the 1920’s, also known as the “Roaring Twenties,” was a period of time of prosperity and optimism. It was when America created its own culture. The Americans decided to create their own culture out of the influence of European nations after World War I...

  4. Cultural Imperialism Americanization

    IMPERIALISM What is Cultural Imperialism? Cultural imperialism is the practice of promoting, distinguishing, separating, and artificially injecting the culture or language of one nation in another. It is usually the case that the former is a large, economically or militarily powerful nation and the latter...

  5. Controversial Themes in Black Popular Music

    Controversial Themes in Black Popular Music Controversial themes have always been explored in popular Black music. Because Black experiences influence Black mainstream culture (as with any culture), the social climate of historical eras influence how these themes are explored in popular culture, specifically in...

  6. Chapter 28: Cold War and a New Western World, 1945-1973

    Introduction: Even though World War Two had caused a lot of destruction and chaos for Europe in general, European nations were on their way to a great recovery. Even by 1950, it was seen that European nation’s industrial and agricultural outputs were 30% above how they were before the war started. But even though...

  7. Division of the 1960s

    rebelling with new ideologies. In addition, American politics were strongly divided over many controversial issues. The culture of the 1960s embraced new trends in all aspects of pop culture. Overall, the 60s was a tumultuous time of conflicting viewpoints and profound change in America’s history. Socially...

  8. Bettles Bio

    only music but also the influence they had in culture and how they broke barriers in society. Transition: First, let’s look at the Beatles influence in music of the 60’s. It was common for most bands to have professional writers for their music. After the Beatles became successful they changed this...

  9. American Popular Culture (1930s-1960s)

    American popular culture. Movies, radio and music changed with the movements of the decades and are arguably the best representations of how the cultures were influencing everyday life. If you want to understand a population of people you have to understand their culture, and the American popular culture...

  10. The Impact The Vietnam War Had On Music

    to every culture and society; when the culture begins to evolve so does the music. Throughout history we have constantly seen that music reflects the common beliefs and ideals of the people of that era. The most prominent example of this is Rock and Roll, which was a product of The Vietnam War in the 1960s...

  11. Asdasdasda

    Skim the entire chapter and read all |The Golden Age of Gangsterism, Monkey Business in Tennessee, The Mass Consumption Economy, Putting America on | |headings. List them here |Rubber Tires, The Advent of the Gasoline Age, Humans Develop Wings ...

  12. essays

    thousands of ways that we can use music and to shape it to how we want to hear it. But how much has music influenced the way we think today? Why is it so popular? Music dates right back to the prehistoric eras where primitive instruments were constructed using items like bone and wood. These primitive musicians...

  13. How did America Influence Popular Culture in Australia?

    How did America influence popular culture in Australia? The 'How' in this question holds two meanings: how as in the Why, or method; and how as in a description of impact. In this essay, I shall attempt to account for both. How (as in method) did the USA change our formerly British ways? This was done...

  14. Youth, and Pop Culture of 1960s

    Youth, and Popular Culture in the 1960s 1960s is one of the most transformative decades on the timeline of America, though those old days were gone now, its impacts were still so eventful and momentous that they cannot be neglected even in nowadays (which is already half a century away from then on)...

  15. Seven Year's War

    Seven Years’ War Many eighteenth-century Americas spent their time raising families and crops, making agricultural popular in the south and industry prominent in the north. Within these early eighteenth-century colonies where I live there is much diversity with the immigrant peoples living here...

  16. Academic Dishonesty

    Allyson Lacey September 20, 2008 Fall 2008 E.T. Paull America Forever! March Sheet music is a book, pamphlet or single sheet handwritten or in printed form of musical notations. The musical notation comes in two different forms; either copyrighted or printed or it is in its original hand-written...

  17. Apush Culture Unit 2

    Culture Unit 2 The college board defines culture as one of the twelve themes in AP U.S. History. It also defines culture as, “Diverse individual and collective expressions through literature, art, philosophy, music, theater, and film throughout U.S...

  18. American Popular Culture

    American popular culture has brought entertainment to many for the past two centuries. However, very little people know the extent to which American popular culture has shaped the historical relationship between marginalized social groups and dominate American society. Traditionally, the term popular culture...

  19. Avatar

    1 Tyler Smith Dr. Desjardins English 123 7 May 2013 Hidden Themes in Avatar James Cameron's 2009 box office hit _Avatar_ is one of the most popular films made in recent years, but is also one of the most controversial. Throughout the film the viewer can see a much deeper meaning and hidden messages...

  20. doc 1

    The Cold War Era was a time in history where there was hostility between many different countries. The one most notable was the hostility between the Soviet Union and United States, the fight between Communism and Capitalism. As the most dominant country the U.S. offered assistance to countries threatened...

  21. A Postmodern Cultural Perspective in Lolita and a Streetcar Named Desire

    society especially after World War II (period in which the novel were written; 1947 for Streetcar and 1955 for Lolita). While modernists viewed people as autonomous (capable of independent rational thought), postmodernists see human identity and thinking as the product of culture. (Xenos Christian Fellowship...

  22. Cold War

    The Cold War was a period of hostility, fear, and tension between the United States and the Soviet Union from the end of the 1940s to late 1980s. Like what Winston Churchill said, the world has been divided by the “Iron Curtain” during the Cold War between the Communists and the capitalists. It was...

  23. Music in the Civil War

    American History. While we have been studying The Civil War the last couple weeks, I became very interested in the culture of that time period. More specifically, I became interested in what type of music Americans listened to, during The Civil War specifically. Naturally, since I am a singer as well as...

  24. America's Century

    The Twentieth Century witnessed one of the largest booms in popular culture in American history. Prior to World War I the American people were very reserved and lived in small communities. Traditional morality, as defined by religion, was the defining factor in how people lived their lives from day to...

  25. Influence of Rock Music on Society

    States society.# The development of these technologies allowed music to reach beyond regional boundaries, which led to the clashing of vastly different cultures of all parts of the United States. The most influential form of music spread across the nation is unarguably rock and roll. Rock and roll is the fusion...

  26. Girafe

    society with mass communication and media as countries from around the world are able to share information. Since large exports of media are produced in America, it has allowed Americanization to prevail on a global scale. From a sociological standpoint, Americanization can be seen as a form of hierarchical...

  27. Compare and Contrast of the Variation of Cartoon Styles

    depicted tales of heroes and kings. They documented wars and executions, as well as the birth of great children, and religions. These forms of pictograms were known as hieroglyphics to the archeologists that found them (History). Here in the Americas, ancient Native American tribes used their own form...

  28. The Statue of Liberty

    the money for the construction of the statue. The idea to give the Statue of Liberty to America came from Edouard de Laboulaye, Oscar and Edmond De Lafayette and Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. After the American war of independence and the killing of President Lincoln who was a symbol of independence, the...

  29. The Decade of 1940s

    “During World War II there was a lull in commercial opinion polling, though the military and government greatly increased their use of survey research.” Pg194: “As animation’s most visible practitioner, Disney possessed enormous cachet within the film industry and within American culture as a whole.”...

  30. Negative Stereotypes of Asian Americans

    Rising Against Negative Stereotypes of Asian Americans in Popular Culture That Developed Throughout History Negative stereotypes of Asians have been collectively internalized by societies, and were manifested by a society's popular culture, including the media, literature, theatre, and other creative...