Popular Culture: 1940-1959 by Nick Hunter


Popular Culture: 1940-1959 by Nick Hunter

What was skiffle ? How did technology change the look and design of everyday things during the 1940s and 1950s? With Disney and Elvis Presley, Teddy Boys and Marilyn Monroe, this was the era where popular culture really came into its own! It was also the era where a TV set might find its home in the living room of an average family. Find out how fashion, music, and movies changed and developed after WWII, and how the Cold War also had an influence.

About the Author

Nick Hunter

Nick Hunter has written more than 50 books for young people. He has a degree in modern history and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in children's publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 11


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Publication date

10th October 2013



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