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“Lots of Young People Today are Doing This”: The White Wedding Revived

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the reemergence of the white wedding as a popular form of wedding celebration in the late 1960s and 1970s despite the rise of alternative forms of wedding. It first considers ... More


“The Same Thing that Happens to All Brides”: Luci Johnson, the American Public, and the White Wedding

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the white wedding at the pinnacle of its popularity by focusing on the wedding of Luci Johnson, daughter to President Lyndon B. Johnson, and Patrick Nugent in 1966. It first ... More


Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Cele Otnes and Elizabeth Pleck

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The white wedding does more than mark a life passage. It marries two of the most sacred tenets of American culture: romantic love and excessive consumption. For anyone who has ever wondered about the ... More


“Linking the Past With the Future”: Origins of the Postwar White Wedding

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter traces the origins of the postwar white wedding and its evolution into a newly requisite style of wedding celebration. In particular, it examines the shift from a variety of wedding ... More


“Getting Married Should be Fun”: Hippie Weddings and Alternative Celebrations

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the emergence of hippie weddings as an alternative to white weddings during the 1960s and 1970s, a period when observers believed the white wedding might fade from prominence as ... More


As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Karen M. Dunak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

When Kate Middleton married Prince William in 2011, watched by hundreds of millions of viewers, the wedding followed a familiar formula: ritual, vows, reception, and a white gown for the bride. ... More


Introduction

Karen M. Dunak

in As Long as We Both Shall Love: The White Wedding in Postwar America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737811
eISBN:
9780814764763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737811.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book explores the evolution of the white wedding in the years since World War II and the possibilities it offered its celebrants. Criticized as outdated, rehearsed, and seemingly incapable of ... More


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