https://docs.google.com/document/d/1twtYoqJjB2v5b_wC87fSq87fpEdfmHaFGY3VBqJwPLQ/ediThe early 1900s are known as a time in history where there was a massive change in cultural views which had led to rash and progressive changes in women’s rights along with the creation of mass produced apparel and cosmetics. This period however pale in comparison to those radical changes of today's society and it is clear that twenty-first century concepts of women's rights , marriage legislation and various other topics which had once been considered taboo are much more accepted and widely discussed. Throughout the start of the 1900s, the United States had just come out of World War 1, where there had been conscription along with the ratification of the 18th Amendment. This had been one of the first
The British Invasion marks a historical time in the world of music. Society was rapidly changing and means of what was “socially acceptable” played a huge part in music how we know it today. Starting in the 1060’s bands like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Animals were just the people to start a revolution of music in the United States. According to Kenneth Olwig, author of “The ‘British Invasion’: the ‘new’ cultural geography and beyond”, “It took a British group to teach American musicians about the vitality of American Rock and Roll as a contemporary, largely urban, phenomena” (Olwig 2010). This statement brings to attention the British attitude towards the situation.
Fashion can be interpreted in many different ways; fashion is an art form that conveys expression. For many years, fashion has developed and changed drastically to appeal to flocking consumers; in fact, from time periods before the 1800’s till now, women played a big role in consuming, producing, and the transitions in fashion. Previously, women had been considered only housewives, catering to the needs of their children, cleaning, and maintaining their homes. They were not able to pursue roles in the labor force as it was unacceptable in society. However, there is a perpetual pattern of the change in fashion as women gained more rights and pushed against social expectations.
The British monarchy is considered the oldest institution in Europe and also the most powerful one. Recently, Great Britain has experienced important changes in the British crown throughout the 20th century which consequently have had an impact in the country’s society. The media has played an important role in these changes in which the Princess Diana has been an essential ingredient to the whole new image of the country. The aim of this essay is to analyse the British monarchy as a media phenomenon at the end of the 20th century through the social and cultural circumstances developed with the image of the Princess Diana as shown in the film The Queen. The British monarchy is an important symbol of Great Britain and therefore it is appreciated for the most part of the population.
There have been many movements over time that has led America to where we are today. “The Antebellum reforms was a new, more radical anti-slavery movement that emerged by the early 1830s. Its program for ending slavery stood in stark contrast to the “colonizationist” position earlier advocated by some prominent Americans and embodied in the American Colonization Society (1816–1964)”. (Walters, 1995) This reforms were put into place to better everyone as well as their families. Women finally got the freedom to have a choice as well as options on things in their lives.
Both the Early Industrial Period, during 1760-1851, and World War I, in 1914 to 1918, were major events in the world, which altered social, economic, and political systems through innovations or war. The dominance of intellectuals and innovations in the Early industrial Period created more social power towards women by allowing the access of education and additional occupations outside of home, although they were still subordinate to men. In WWI, women replaced men and their jobs because of the violent and brutal combat against Germany and several other regions. The population declined in WWI, which resulted in 37 million deaths as Britain 's population doubled, which is a major difference in both time frames. Moreover, in Russia, the reign of Catherine the Great between 1762 to 1792 demonstrated the importance of women and her political significance of expanding the Russian Empire, improving administration, and developing the policy of Westernization.
My topic for this semester’s 1960s Multi-Genre Research Paper is Marilyn Monroe, who was a famous American actress and model that affected America’s pop culture immensely. Her influence can be seen today in various media across the globe. Monroe was essentially one of the strongest symbolism of free love and the era’s attitude towards sexuality. Although she died at a young age of 36 in 1962, her death still remains a common debated conspiracy around the world. Therefore, the reason why I find this figure interesting is the fact that she is portrayed as someone contrary to my personality, and through her popularity I would like to understand the stories behind her massive success instead of generalizing it based on common opinions of her from
Gender roles within the society, of the time, were sort of in a transition with the new decade of the 20’s. Gender roles are defined as the role or behavior learned by a person as appropriate to their gender, determined by the prevailing cultural norms. On example of gender roles is women not being able to vote because their primary jobs were to stay at home and tend to the house and children, which in most cases meant that parents would send boys to school over the girls because girls wouldn't get real jobs. Therefore men thought women were uneducated and believed they didn't deserve voting rights. In the contrary, “15 states had extended equal voting rights to women, and the amendment was formally supported by both parties and by the president, Woodrow Wilson” (Nineteenth Amendment).
The Raising of children has been a topic that has changed quite a lot because things change due to the surroundings of the child and who they are bore from. Children from the 16th - 17th century were treated well based on their social status on birth, if you were born into wealth you would likely survive and if you were born a bastard or into poverty then you would be more likely to die of disease or infanticide. Although infanticide was rampant in Europe during these times it had been going for ages, like in Sparta when children were born female or weak they would kill them because they weren’t good enough to be born into their society.The adults opinion on children over time changed from loving their children to killing them changed a lot
This time exuded a glamorous tone and majorly affected women's fashion. Dresses were now made with more luxurious materials such as silk or satin. Dress silhouettes were chic and fitted to contour the body’s natural shape while still providing movement and grace. This was a new release of expression as women were previously confined to wearing clothes that were plain and functional during the economic crisis. This was an exciting breakout for women as they were finally allowed to express themselves again and show their personality through fashion.
There alternative and different ideas of a women’s role in society played a great factor in the changed that took place after World War I. As women’s role in society changed, the fashion trends for women also changed. Due to a dye shortage and fabric shortages during the war, a new utilitarian drabness in dress began to trend. The most noticeable change engendered by war was the relaxation of the formal rules of attire. The women’s hemlines began to shorten, and their ankles began to show; women began to wear sexy heeled shoes and flesh toned silk stocking rather than their previous high button boots.
It is a quirky book, and includes lot’s of personal opinions on styles and fashion in general. Alexa Chung is a model and a British Vogue editor, and she’s growing in popularity. It shares Alexa’s inspirations and how she incorporates them into her daily life. The general theme of this book is light, and is written in Alexa’s tone, and she’s written this book as if she is speaking to you personally, rather than explaining and droning on about her life. The style of this novel is incredibly different from most of the book’s I’ve read.