Are We There Yet?: The Golden Age of American Family Vacations (CultureAmerica) ePub download
by Susan Sessions Rugh
- ISBN: 0700615881
- ISBN13: 978-0700615889
- ePub: 1487 kb | FB2: 1373 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Americas
- Publisher: University Press of Kansas; 1st edition (June 12, 2008)
- Pages: 252
- Rating: 4.4/5
- Votes: 160
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Download PDF book format. Choose file format of this book to download: pdf chm txt rtf doc. Download this format book. Are we there yet : the golden age of American family vacations Susan Sessions Rugh. Publication, Distribution, et. Lawrence Uniform Title: Culture America. Rubrics: Families vacations United States History 20th century Social aspects National characteristics, American Families. Download now Are we there yet : the golden age of American family vacations Susan Sessions Rugh. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format.
Chronicling this innately American ritual, Susan Rugh presents a cultural history of the American middle-class family vacation from 1945 to 1973, tracing its evolution from the establishment of this summer tradition to its decline. The first in-depth look at post-World War II family travel, Rugh's study recounts how postwar prosperity and mass consumption-abetted by paid vacation leave, car ownership, and the new interstate highway system-forged the ritual of the family road trip and how that ritual became entwined with what it meant to be an American.
Rugh describes the obstacles that black Americans faced when they too wanted to be part of The Golden Age of. .This is a very good book looking at a specific time in American history: the family vacation from about the post-World War II era to about the 1970s.
Rugh describes the obstacles that black Americans faced when they too wanted to be part of The Golden Age of American Family Vacations. This was the era when families loaded up the family station wagon and went out on road trips to see the United States.
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This rich experience was one of the greatest of my childhood. Sorry for having written so much.
mamabird5o says: Now I'm going to have to read the book. My feeling is that the 1960's, when many of my fellow baby boomers were growing up, was a time when we were all still fairly innocent; I don't think I could have gotten away with a camping trip across the west in a pop-up camper with my girls, who were born in the mid-80's. And in an un-airconditioned car, no less. This rich experience was one of the greatest of my childhood.
An entertaining cultural history of the American family vacation during the height of its popularity from 1945 to 1973. Reveals the ways in which the ritual of the family road trip, for most middle-class Americans became a way of defining what it meant to be (and become) American. When TV celebrity Dinah Shore sang "See the USA in your Chevrolet," 1950s America took her to heart. Every summer, parents piled the kids in the back seat, threw the luggage in the trunk, and took to the open highway. Chronicling this innately American ri. Specifications.
The Golden Age of American Family Vacations (Culture America): Susan Sessions Rugh. Susan Sessions Rugh has written a great book about the history of the family camping or at least car driving adventure. Read PDF Are We There Yet?: The Golden Age of American Family Vacations (CultureAmerica) - Unlimed acces book - By Susan Sessions Rugh. The book is called The Golden Age. While it may be easier to take the kids to Disney World, consider other family vacation destinations that you may not have been aware of or that may be off-the-beaten path. Road trips have come a long way. Are We There Yet?
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Authors: Susan Rugh Susan Sessions Rugh. Rugh's book allows readers to relive those wondrous wanderings across the American landscape and to better understand how they helped define an essential aspect of American culture. Notwithstanding the rueful memories of discomforts and squabbles in a crowded car, those were magical times for many of the nation's families. Every textbook comes with a 21-day "Any Reason" guarantee. Published by University Press of Kansas.
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