CULTURE AS HISTORY by warren susman

By warren susman

Bringing jointly for the 1st time the simplest of twenty-five years of specified serious paintings, Warren Susman takes us on a startling journey throughout the conflicts and occasions that have remodeled the social, political, and cultural face of the US during this century. Probing a wealthy panoply of pictures from the mass media and advertisements, checking out known highbrow and fiscal theories, linking the revolutions in communications and know-how to the increase of a brand new pantheon of well known heroes. Susman records and analyzes the method in which the older, Puritan-republican, producer-capitalist tradition has given option to the leisure-oriented, patron society we now inhabit: the tradition of abundance.

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