Pop Goes The Decade: The Seventies (eBook)
de Richard A. Hall
Sobre o livro
All in the Family. Barry Manilow, Donna Summer, and Olivia Newton-John; Styx, Led Zeppelin, and The Jackson Five. Jaws, Rocky, The Exorcist, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Pop Goes the Decade: The Seventies takes a sweeping look at all of the cultural events and developments that made the 1970s a highly memorable era of change and new thinking.This book explores the cultural and social framework of the 1970s, focusing on pop culture areas that include film, television, sports, technological innovations, clothing, and art. A timeline highlights significant cultural moments, and a "e;controversies in pop culture"e; section explores the pop culture items and moments of the 1970s that shocked the public and challenged underlying social mores. The book also includes a "e;Game Changers"e; section that identifies the public figures and celebrities who had the largest influence during the decade, a technology section that explains how media, news, and culture were shared, and a "e;Legacy"e; section that identifies concepts and events from the 1970s that still affect Americans today.