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Television's moment : sitcom audiences and the sixties cultural revolution

Author: Christina von Hodenberg
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Television was one of the forces shaping the cultural revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, when a blockbuster TV series could reach up to a third of a country population. This book explores television's impact on social change by comparing three sitcoms and their audiences. The shows in focus -- Till Death Us Do Part in Britain, All in the Family in the United States, and One Heart and One Soul in West Germany --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina von Hodenberg
ISBN: 9781782386995 1782386998
OCLC Number: 896862116
Description: x, 331 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Three Sitcoms : Till Death Us Do Part ; All in the Family ; Ein Herz und eine Seele ; Comparison --
Three Settings : Britain ; United States ; West Germany ; Comparison --
The Era of Limited Choice : Britain ; United States ; West Germany ; Comparison --
Alf Garnett and the British Lifestyle Revolution --
Archie Bunker and the American Lifestyle Revolution --
Alfred Tetzlaff and the West German Lifestyle Revolution --
Comedy Against Racism --
Trading TV Bigots: Transnational Trajectories --
Conclusion: Television's Social Impact.
Responsibility: Christina von Hodenberg.

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Television was one of the forces shaping the cultural revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, when a blockbuster TV series could reach up to a third of a country's population. This book explores  Read more...
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