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A Century of American Icons

100 Products and Slogans from the 20th-Century Consumer Culture

by Mary Cross

  • 206 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Advertising industry,
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Popular culture,
  • Social Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Advertising & Promotion,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Reference - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Advertising,
  • Brand name products,
  • History,
  • Imagery (Psychology),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419995M
    ISBN 100313314810
    ISBN 109780313314810


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