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One of the most compelling and delightful anthologies of popular culture published in years, Great American Stuff tells the story of more than 250 of our country's finest products, richest traditions, and most inspiring people.

Synopsis:

One of the most compelling and delightful popular culture anthologies published in decades, this volume tells the story of Ivory Soap and the Model-T Ford, probes the intricate glories of Navajo rugs and Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, and celebrates the genius of Benny Goodman and Humphrey Bogart. Uniquely organized, it romps in a whimsical stream-of-consciousness manner through more than 250 of our country's finest products, richest traditions, and most inspiring people. Line drawings throughout.

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ISBN:
9781888952575
Author:
Jones, R. L.
Author:
Jones, Ray
Author:
Jones, R. L.
Publisher:
Cumberland House Publishing
Location:
Nashville, Tenn. :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Americana
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series Volume:
195
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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One of the most compelling and delightful popular culture anthologies published in decades, this volume tells the story of Ivory Soap and the Model-T Ford, probes the intricate glories of Navajo rugs and Frank Lloyd Wright architecture, and celebrates the genius of Benny Goodman and Humphrey Bogart. Uniquely organized, it romps in a whimsical stream-of-consciousness manner through more than 250 of our country's finest products, richest traditions, and most inspiring people. Line drawings throughout.
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