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Humor and social change in twentieth-century America

by Joseph Boskin

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Published by Trustees of the Public Library in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American wit and humor -- History and criticism.,
    • Ethnic wit and humor -- United States -- History and criticism.,
    • Minorities -- United States.,
    • United States -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoseph Boskin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS438 .B6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination132 p. :
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4399890M
      ISBN 10089073061X
      LC Control Number79000687
      OCLC/WorldCa4638507

      Destructive Women and Little Men: Masculinity, the New Woman, and Power in s Popular Media During the early decades of the twentieth century, American women's social, political, and economic opportunities seemed to broaden dramatically. More twentieth-century Size: KB. Organized social concern and many of the reforms it inspired have remained intact through the twentieth century and continue today, evident both in current social welfare programs.

      And a book that will forever change the way you think about humor. Part road-trip comedy and part social science experiment, a scientist and a journalist detail their epic quest to discover the secret behind what makes things funny. The Humor Prism in Twentieth-Century America explores to what extent and in what ways American humor in the. Change and Continuity in Twentieth-Century America (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c), ed. by John Braeman, Robert H. Bremner, and Everett Walters (PDF at Ohio State) The War and its Results: An Address Delivered at a Grange Meeting and Patriotic Rally Held at Thompson, Windham County, Connecticut, August 9, (ca.

      For introductory Twentieth Century American History courses. This book presents a compelling story of both the familiar and distant events and people of the twentieth century. The goal of this book is to emphasize to current and next generation students what they will need to know about our past to function best in the society that emerged from. the conditions of production of humor; much nineteenth- and twentieth-century humor was created in commercial contexts, and it needs to be read as the product of a “humor industry” rather than Author: Lucy Delap.


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Humor and social change in twentieth-century AmericaCited by: Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Boskin, Joseph. Humor and social change in twentieth-century America. The Humor Prism in Twentieth-Century America explores to what extent and in what ways American humor in the twentieth century reflects history.

About the Author Joseph Boskin is a professor of history and African American studies and director of the urban studies and public policy program at Boston : Paperback. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Humor and social change in twentieth-century America by Joseph Boskin,Trustees of the Public Library edition, in EnglishCited by: The Humor and social change in twentieth-century America book section of this volume concentrates on patterns of humor in the twentieth century.

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The text has evolved from a book which primarily covered political and diplomatic history to one which devotes considerable space to areas of special interest such as African American history, women's. Reprinted with permission from The Big Book of Jewish Humor (HarperCollins Publishers).

Jewish humor of 20th-century America is difficult to identify and define. Like the Jews themselves, its very success in permeating the general society has diluted its ethnic identity, and its degree of “Jewishness” varies widely and : William Novak.

This book is about people's humor. All too frequently this behavior is expressed as "jokes." Jokes, though, circumscribe what people do; rather, there is joking, omnipresent and inventive, as people in their daily routines cope with changes, grapple with issues, and endeavor to attain contrast with the practitioners of humor, people's joking is spontaneous and.

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