Walt Disney: A Biography, 1st Edition

  • Louise Krasniewicz
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  • ISBN-10: 0313358311
  • ISBN-13: 9780313358319
  • DDC: 791.43092
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 155 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Walter Elias Disney lived for only 65 years. In that time, he introduced us to beloved icons like Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, created a Magic Kingdom, and reintroduced fairy tales into the lives of America's children. Born at the beginning of the 20th century, Disney pointed American culture towards the 21st with his promotion of science, technology, and innovation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Introduction: Man, Myth, and Mouse.
Timeline: Events in the Life of Walt Disney.
1: Coming from the Heartland.
2: Diz: The Early Years.
3: The Illusion of Life.
4: 1923.
5: Building a Better Mouse/Trap.
6: The Great Depression or Walt's Folly?.
7: The end of an Era.
8: World War II Propaganda.
9: HUAC.
10: Trains.
11: The Magic Kingdom.
Appendix: The Walt Disney of ….
12: Further Reading.
About the Author.