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ATD 426: History of Dress and Textiles: Social-Cultural-Historical Overviews

Social-Cultural-Historical Overviews

American Decades
Survey of the decades from 1900 to the 1980s with respect to world events, the economy, education, fashion, politics, law, lifestyles & social trends, the media, medicine/health, religion, science/technology, & sports.

American Decades Primary Sources
Full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from decades in the 20th century. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws , legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more

Bowling, Beatniks, and Bell-bottoms: Pop Culture of 20th-century America
5-volume survey of commerce, fashion, film/theatre, food /drink, music, print culture, sports/games, TV/radio, and the Way we Lived from the 1900s-1990s.

This Fabulous Century
8 volumes, surveying the significant events and socio-cultural trends of the period 1870-1970

Timelines of the 20th Century: a Chronology of 7,500 Key Events, Discoveries, and People that Shaped our Century

The Timetables of American History

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