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Panati's Parade of Fads, Follies, and Manias: The Origins of Our Most Cherished Obsessions
Panati's Parade of Fads Follies and Manias The Origins of Our Most Cherished Obsessions
Author: Charles Panati
ISBN-13: 9780060964771
ISBN-10: 0060964774
Publication Date: 11/1991
Pages: 491
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Publisher: Harpercollins
Book Type: Paperback
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Charles Panati, the foremost specialist on everything, turns his sharp eye from beginnings and endings to the every-changing parade of trends and fads that have shaped America for the last 100 years. How did we get from Little Egypt to Little Richard? Amos 'n Andy to Mork and Mindy? Gibson Girls to Madonna wannabes? Find out in this complete and entertaining history of our popular culture. From Victorian postcard albums to CD collections, Panati's Parade is sure to absorb and delight.
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This is a fascinating page turner loaded with tidbits of fascinating trivia. A bed time reader that may kepp you up all night.