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By Susan Currell

The Twenties observed the USA upward push to its present prestige because the best global superpower, matched by way of an rising cultural dominance that characterised the second one half the 20th century. This ebook presents an stimulating account of the foremost cultural and highbrow tendencies of the last decade which were pivotal to its characterization as 'the jazz age'. Currell's booklet locations universal representations of the 'roaring twenties' and the 'lost new release' into context via chapters on literature, track and function, movie and radio, and visible paintings and layout, along the extraordinary upward push of rest and intake within the 1920s.

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