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Popular culture in the age of white flight : fear and fantasy in suburban Los Angeles

Author: Eric Avila
Publisher: Berkeley ; Los Angeles ; London : University of California Press, 2006
Series: American crossroads, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Los Angeles pulsed with economic vitality and demographic growth in the decades following World War II. This book presents the cultural history of LA from 1940 to 1970. It traces the rise of a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Avila, Eric
Popular Culture in the Age of White Flight
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2004
Online-Ressource (1 online resource (330 p.))
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Avila
ISBN: 9780520248113 0520248112
OCLC Number: 1001526445
Description: xx, 308 Seiten.
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgements 1. Chocolate Cities and Vanilla Suburbs: Race, Space, and the New "New Mass Culture" of Postwar America 2. The Nation's "White Spot": Racializing Postwar Los Angeles 3. The Spectacle of Urban Blight: Hollywood's Rendition of a Black Los Angeles 4. "A Rage for Order": Disneyland and the Suburban Ideal 5. Suburbanizing the City Center: The Dodgers Move West 6. The Sutured City: Tales of Progress and Disaster in the Freeway Metropolis 7. Epilogue. The 1960s and Beyond Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: American crossroads, 13.
Responsibility: Eric Avila.

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