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Actors and American Culture, 1880-1920, 1984 Benjamin McArthur

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Benjamin McArthur's Actors and American Culture, 1880-1920, 1984 provides national and racial backgrounds to the social scene of this period plus stressing the effects of Alcoholism, Feminism, Movies and such.   First Edition.  Hard cover.

Promoting a Golden Age of American Theater with acting icons such as Booth, Jefferson, Drew, Barrymore and Maude Adams, McArthur's study reveals the power struggles and social problems as a profession is created in a volatile society.

An interesting historical study in cultural diversity!

This book is in very good condition--no marks, no tears, a dust jacket of quality protecting a book which shows almost no signs of shelf wear and very slight foxing. The book measures 6 1/4 inches by 9 11/4 inches by 1 inch and has 290 pages.

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