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Teenagers : An American History
by Grace Palladino


Overview - As a defined entity "teenagers" did not exist prior to the 1940s. But in the 50 years since the last world war, teenagers have reshaped American culture and become a $200 billion consumer group avidly courted by marketers. This first important survey of how the 20th century youth culture was born, made distinct, and accepted as a market examines everything from Andy Hardy and Elvis Presley to SEVENTEEN magazine and MTV.  Read more...

 
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Overview
As a defined entity "teenagers" did not exist prior to the 1940s. But in the 50 years since the last world war, teenagers have reshaped American culture and become a $200 billion consumer group avidly courted by marketers. This first important survey of how the 20th century youth culture was born, made distinct, and accepted as a market examines everything from Andy Hardy and Elvis Presley to SEVENTEEN magazine and MTV. Index. Photos.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780465007660
  • ISBN-10: 046500766X
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publish Date: March 1997
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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Books > Family & Relationships > Life Stages - Teenagers
Books > History > United States - General
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