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    • With Amusement for All

    • A History of American Popular Culture since 1830
    • By: LeRoy Ashby
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 33 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    With Amusement for All is the first comprehensive history of two centuries of mass entertainment in the United States, covering everything from the penny press to Playboy, the NBA to NASCAR, big band to hip hop, and other topics including film, comics, television, sports, and music. Paying careful attention to matters of race, gender, class, economics, and politics, LeRoy Ashby emphasizes the complex ways in which popular culture simultaneously reflects and transforms American culture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Much Fun!

    • By Paul on 11-28-13

    Regular price: $29.95