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60 Free Essays on America Popular Culture After The War

  1. english essay

    look at the 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...

  2. Asian Culture Then and Now

    words is from the Asian American culture such a boondocks it is derived from Tagalog term “bundock” meaning mountain in America usage it describes a hinterland or remote backcountry. The yo-yo had brought a standard bearer of popular culture from a Filipino immigrant Pedro Flores. (Chinese America...

  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...

  4. 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...

  5. Division of the 1960s

    artist Andy Warhol. Many trends that were seen as unusual and against the American culture became insanely popular in the 1960s. All in all, the 1960s was a period of extreme division for various reasons in America. These divisions ultimately changed America socially, politically, and culturally, and culminated into a very controversial but influential decade in history....

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

    and were usually cheap and came second to the main feature presentations, but regardless they were still produced just to keep HUAC and the American Legion happy. Throughout the duration of the Cold War and after the bomb dropping, the American popular culture became obsessed with the idea of...

  7. 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 French people wanted to give a sign of the friendship between France and America...

  8. 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...

  9. Compare and Contrast of the Variation of Cartoon Styles

    of cultural and historical events following World War II versus the role of pre-War, Meiji, and pre-Meiji Japanese culture and art (El-Drouble 12-13). The first view emphasizes events occurring during and after the U.S. Occupation of Japan (1945 1952), and stresses that Manga was strongly shaped by...

  10. 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...

  11. Negative Stereotypes of Asian Americans

    based on the idea that because the Japanese bombed America, all Japanese were seen as enemies that could not be trusted. This image persisted until after Hiroshima and Nagasaki felt the terror of an atomic bomb, and Japan surrendered. These stereotypes exposed in Asian American popular culture that...

  12. Cultural Imperialism Americanization

    ; however, it involves the teaching and implementation American principles, such as freedom and democracy on to other nations. However, it is in popular culture that the reciprocal relationship between America and the rest of the world is demonstrated best10. Cultural Imperialism is also made possible...

  13. Critical Appreciation

    popular culture in 1930s and 1960s. The paper also elaborates that how America changed from 1930s to 1960s but still there were many aspects of American society that remained unaffected by the time. The predictions about what changes will occur and what will remain same in America in coming years...

  14. Bettles Bio

    the Beatles influence on popular culture. Second, the style of music was frowned upon as well as the way they looked. How they dressed with their flashy clothes and long “mop top” hair. Teenagers of the time needed a break from the war and the world with the cheerful tune of the music. Transition...

  15. The Decade of 1940s

    studio in particular suffered financially. Critical and popular reaction began to turn against Disney in this period, and within the company, attention shifted from animation to live-action production.” Pg206: “Animation production declined rapidly after World War II. Studios that had taken pride in...

  16. Apush Culture Unit 2

    U.S. history. Popular culture and the dimensions of cultural conflict within American society.” During the post revolution and pre Civil war period America began to develop its own individual culture. It was no longer a colony of England but a free country and it had to have it own culture. During...

  17. American Fashion Fads of the Twentieth Century

    , the high-waisted Grecian dress and the Grecian hairstyle (hair drawn back to a small knot at the nape of the neck with curls on the side) were common. After war was declared in 1914, skirts became fuller and shorter and the "war crinoline" was popular, a tailor-made suit with a shorter jacket nipped...

  18. Youth, and Pop Culture of 1960s

    was born after this. Youth had changed even more than just the minds and popular cultures of America…for example, the multicultural studies in American Universities. New courses were added in the universities, instead all of those western cultural studies before the 60s, other cultures about other...

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

    state by making a national security system (the Canada Pension Plan) and a national health insurance program. V. Postwar Society and Culture in the Western World a. After the war, there were really quick changes in Western society & culture that led a lot of people to see it was a new society. And...

  20. Music in the Civil War

    first American folk music with discernible features that can be considered unique to America". The war was an impetus for the creation of many songs that became and remained wildly popular; the songs were aroused by "all the varied passions (that the Civil War inspired)" and "echoed and re-echoed...

  21. Controversial Themes in Black Popular Music

    the early part of the 20th Century. Racism continued to be explored in later forms of Black music because it continued to be an issue for Black people. In his book The Death of Rhythm and Blues, Nelson George discusses the “New Negro” that emerges in America after World War II (George 59). This “New...

  22. Academic Dishonesty

    , particularly during the Civil War. During this period in America, many people from both the North and the South wrote and listened to music evoking a strong sense of patriotism. And the end of the War did not bring the end to such songs. Patriotic songs took root in American culture at the start...

  23. How Significant was the Vietnam War in Stimulating the Protest Culture of the 1960's?

    How Significant was the Vietnam War in Stimulating the Protest Culture of the 1960's? The popular protest culture that formed within the 1960's, that rebelled against the American traditional system arguably occurred because of the involvement in the Vietnam war from the federal government. Many...

  24. essays

    1960s.Popular Music and Youth Culture My chosen topic was popular music and youth culture. A focus for my project started to develop after I observed that the range of music genres represented through media formats such as multichannel TV and the radio is becoming increasingly diverse. I also noticed that...

  25. German Immigration Into the United States

    if they had not been celebrated by German immigrants. Although German immigration has slowed considerable since the last surge after World War II, immigration continues to today. While I personally identify myself with the United States mainstream culture, I do see characteristics in myself that...

  26. Notes

    nationalist attacks against the incursions of American popular culture and political ideology intensified after the war. ‘Coca-Cola colonisation’ became a symbol of unacceptable American modernity and excessive consumerism. A curious alliance of Anglophile conservative, British ‘race’ patriots and...

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

    are written under the view of postmodernism as a cultural movement and that they are broadly defined as the condition of Western 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...

  28. The Great Shark

    , showed strong economic recovery in the years following the war. A consumer culture arose, women reached new heights of equality, and democracy was firmly established. In eastern Europe, advances in industrial capability were balanced by repression from the communist system. After World War II...

  29. Culture in Horror Films

    ever been that powerful or had the potential to cause such destruction. Soon after, the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki took place, causing Japan to surrender and end World War II. These bombings not only showed the awesome power of nuclear fission, but left no doubt in anyone's mind about the...

  30. doc 1

    espionage. The Cold War had a huge reflection on pop culture in America. Many actors and Americans that remained a part of pop culture were troubled with accusations of being Communists or supporting their cause. Numerous people were also sent to prison for their political views, and some even...