Hopes and Ashes: The Birth of Modern Times, 1929-1939

By: Marquis, Alice Goldfarb

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First edition. Very good. Jacket toned. 1986 Hard Cover. xii, 274 pp. Modern American popular culture as we know it began to take shape in the 1930s with the emergence of radio, the coming of sound to movies, the birth of news magazines, and the growing appreciation of modern art. Marquis describes developments in these areas, as well as detailing the 1939 New York World's Fair, in this well-written, enjoyable book. The interaction of mass and elite culture is investigated, as are the cultural effects of the Depression and the European unrest in the course of the decade.

Title: Hopes and Ashes: The Birth of Modern Times, 1929-1939

Author: Marquis, Alice Goldfarb

Categories: American, Modern First Editions, 20th Century,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, The Free Press: 1986

ISBN Number: 0029202507

ISBN Number 13: 9780029202500

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2200268