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Return to Book Page. Advertising during the s and s helped the consumer negotiate this new world of nearly unlimited choices. Julie Mancine rated it really liked it Nov 01, The discovery that you could sell useful articles in color — which advertisers loved, since you could make new colors new announcements.
Parables and Visual Cliches. Popular Culture and sream Globalizing of s America. Strategies of Art and Style. Books by Roland Marchand.
Lists with This Book. The increase in images — a lot less white space. In this way the paradigms of advertising that had been developed in the s were simply refined to meet the challenges of the s.
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Advertising the American Dream: Making Way for Modernity, 1920-1940
Corzine rated it really liked it May 08, What these parables had in common was the identification of a new consumer problem or anxiety, a problem created by modernity itself, and illustrate how modernity could also supply the solution to the problem it created.
An overview of the agencies themselves, their geographical concentration, their somewhat touchy attitude — and why no man was considered for Who’s Who based on his advertising careerthe people who wanted to elevate taste vs the people who threw everything aside to sell, the problems that they were unquestionably among the urban and the prosperous, which raised questions about their A cross-sectional view of advertising over the Roaring 20s and the Great Depression.
Fascinating academic study of the massive shift in tone and effect of advertising in the s and s and how it helped define our culture, our literature, and even our economic life. You do not currently have access to this article. But how and why did advertising become a determiner of our self-image? Berkeley and Los Angeles: Oct 24, Mary Catelli rated it really liked it Shelves: Kristi rated it really liked it Apr 16, But how and why did advertising become a determiner of our self-image?
Michael Block rated it it was amazing Jul 29, It has become impossible to imagine our culture without advertising. The ads tell us what advertisers thought; the ads are not a documentary record of social issues in the Roaring Twenties and Great Depression.
Advertising the American Dream by Roland Marchand – Paperback – University of California Press
Radio moved from a sponsorship-only model to being heavily commercialized; advertisers reacted to saturation in magazines and newspapers by making their ads more like the editorial surrounding them including the down-scale funny papers and no topic was off limits for a sales pitch.
About the Book It has become impossible to imagine our culture without advertising. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Chewing gum was sold as jaw exercise; the softer food of civilization meant qdvertising needed the exercise.
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Using drezm highly successful campaigns as examples, Marchand illustrates why the early twenties were a turning point in advertising. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
Of Bicycles, Bakelites, and Bulbs: May 22, Leonard Pierce rated it really liked it Shelves: Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Historians, Artists, Psychologists, Business Students. Advertisers may only have dimly perceived the profound transformations America was experiencing.
Another way that advertising addressed these dilemmas was through parables that illustrated a problem, then presented the product as the solution.
Don’t have an account? Joy rated it it was amazing Jun 04, Such as ads listing the prices much more often. A cross-sectional view of advertising over the Roaring 20s and the Great Depression. Disciplines History United States History. Olga Kravets rated it really liked it Mar 17, As American society became more urban, more complex, and more dominated by massive bureaucracies, the old American Dream seemed threatened.
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However, the advertising they created is a wonderfully graphic record of the underlying assumptions and changing values in American culture. Contents Apostles of Modernity. You could not be signed in.
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