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Fighting for the American Way: Consumption and Americanism, 1935–1945

Charles F. McGovern

in Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830338
eISBN:
9781469606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876640_mcgovern.13
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the battles over the American Way of Life among business, government, and consumerists. It traces the partial resolution of different visions in the merging of Americanism and ... More


Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Charles F. McGovern

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830338
eISBN:
9781469606040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876640_mcgovern
Subject:
History, Cultural History

At the turn of the twentieth century, an emerging consumer culture in the United States promoted constant spending to meet material needs and develop social identity and self-cultivation. This book ... More


Pauli Murray & Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White

Anne Firor Scott (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830550
eISBN:
9781469605425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876732_scott
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

In 1942 Pauli Murray, a young black woman from North Carolina studying law at Howard University, visited a constitutional law class taught by Caroline Ware, one of the nation's leading historians. A ... More


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