American Social Classes in the 1950s: Selections from Vance Packard's The Status Seekers
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American Social Classes in the 1950s: Selections from Vance Packard's The Status Seekers

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This abridged edition of Vance Packard's 1959 The Status Seekers presents a picture of American society in the late 1950s that allows students to develop a more accurate and complex understanding of an often-caricatured era. Daniel Horowitz's introduction provides historical context, an assssment of the book's impact, and a discussion of its critical reception.
Paperback, Abridged, 215 pages
Published January 15th 1995 by Bedford/St. Martin's
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