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American Social Classes in the 1950s: Selections from Vance Packard's The Status Seekers (Bedford Series in History & Culture)

 
 
 
 
American Social Classes in the 1950s: Selections from Vance Packard's The Status Seekers (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
Author: Vance Packard - Daniel Horowitz
ISBN 13: 9780312111809
ISBN 10: 312111800
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication Date: 1995-01-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 215
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This abridged edition of Vance Packard's 1959 The Status Seekers presents a picture of American society in the late 1950s that allows students to develop a more accurate and complex understanding of an often-caricatured era. Daniel Horowitz's introduction provides historical context, an assssment of the book's impact, and a discussion of its critical reception.