Pop Goes the Decade: The Seventies, 1st Edition

  • Richard A. Hall
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  • ISBN-10: 1440862206
  • ISBN-13: 9781440862205
  • DDC: 306.0973
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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All in the Family. Barry Manilow, Donna Summer, and Olivia Newton-John; Styx, Led Zeppelin, and The Jackson Five. Jaws, Rocky, The Exorcist, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This title takes a sweeping look at all of the cultural events and developments that made the 1970s a highly memorable era of change and new thinking. It explores the cultural and social framework of the 1970s, focusing on pop culture areas that include film, television, sports, technological innovations, clothing, and art. A timeline highlights significant cultural moments, and a controversies in pop culture section explores the pop culture items and moments that shocked the public and challenged underlying social mores. It also includes a Game Changers section that identifies public figures and celebrities who had the largest influence, a technology section that explains how media, news, and culture were shared, and a Legacy section that identifies concepts and events that still affect Americans today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Background and Introduction.
Exploring Popular Culture.
1: Television.
2: Sports.
3: Music.
4: Film.
5: Literature.
6: Technology.
7: Media.
8: Fashion and Art.
9: Controversies.
10: Game Changers.
11: Legacy.
About the Author.