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As Seen on TV

The Visual Culture of Everyday Life in the 1950s

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PAPERBACK

$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674048836

Publication Date: 03/01/1996

Short

336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

128 halftones

World

Karal Ann Marling is Professor of Art History at the University of Minnesota.

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