American Culture, American Tastes

Michael Kammen talked about his book American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century published by Knopf Books. The book examines… read more

Michael Kammen talked about his book American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century published by Knopf Books. The book examines the evolution of leisure from the late 19th century to today, including such themes as the increasing democratization of American culture through mass advertising and consumerism, and the decline of “high culture” and elitism. close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

Books

More information about

American Culture, American Tastes

728 Views
Program ID:
151983-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 24, 1999 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 05, 2005 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 24, 1999 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 24, 1999 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 25, 1999 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 02, 2000 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 03, 2000 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 2002 | 7:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 01, 2005 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2005 | 1:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2005 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

American Culture, American Tastes

  • DVD
    Price:
    $19.95
  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99