Apr 21, 2021
A Century of American Icons: 100 Products and Slogans from the 20th-Century Consumer Culture
Posted by Mary Cross

Dogs eat burritos, camels smoke cigarettes, and frogs drink beer Welcome to the Century of the Consumer In the 20th century, Americans were romanced by consumer culture, which in turn reflected the changing attitudes, priorities, and values of the country This book compiles entries on 100 consumer products ten per decade that figured prominently in the rise of consumeDogs eat burritos, camels smoke cigarettes, and frogs drink beer Welcome to the Century of the Consumer In the 20th century, Americans were romanced by consumer culture, which in turn reflected the changing attitudes, priorities, and values of the country This book compiles entries on 100 consumer products ten per decade that figured prominently in the rise of consumer culture in the United States, telling the story behind the century s most popular products, slogans, and symbols.A unique format provides glimpses into American popular culture from each decade in the century In addition to the history of advertising, economics, and the media, students will learn how perceptions of class, gender, and race were conveyed through advertising and how those perceptions changed from 1900 to 2000 A Z entries for each decade include bibliographic information on the product, as well as vivid illustrations showing the visual evolution of advertising icons and strategies throughout the century.

  • Title: A Century of American Icons: 100 Products and Slogans from the 20th-Century Consumer Culture
  • Author: Mary Cross
  • ISBN: 9780313361241
  • Page: 398
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Century of American Icons Products and Slogans from the th Century Consumer Culture Dogs eat burritos camels smoke cigarettes and frogs drink beer Welcome to the Century of the Consumer In the th century Americans were romanced by consumer culture which in turn reflected the ch

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    A fun look at iconography through advertising Each chapter is dedicated to a decade starting with 1900 picking out about 10 or so brands that were iconic to that time Each brand has a bit of history to the company and or brand as well as notable advertising campaigns Most brands are still known today like Campbell s Soup and Morton Salt that made their debut in the early 20th century Some, including recent brands like Hathaway shirts, are curious inclusions because they don t seem to be nationa [...]



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