Steppin' Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture

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Steppin' Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture - Erenberg, Lewis A

The evolution of New York nightlife from the Gay Nineties through the Jazz Age was, as Lewis A. Erenberg shows, both symbol and catalyst of America's transition out of the Victorian period. Cabaret culture led the way to new styles of behavior and consumption, dissolving conventional barriers between classes, races, the sexes--even between life ...

Steppin' Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture 1984, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226215150

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