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Kennedy : A Cultural History of an American Icon

By: White, Mark.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013Description: 1 online resource (201 p.).ISBN: 9781441191564.Subject(s): Kennedy, John F. -- (John Fitzgerald), -- 1917-1963 | Presidents -- United States -- BiographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Kennedy : A Cultural History of an American IconDDC classification: 973.922092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- HalfTitle -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE The origins of stardom -- CHAPTER TWO Into the White House -- CHAPTER THREE Sex symbol and family man -- CHAPTER FOUR Camelot -- CHAPTER FIVE Immortality -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index
Summary: During his lifetime, John F. Kennedy created a dazzling image that has been sustained since his assassination in 1963. This book examines how Kennedy succeeded in using his military service in World War II, his literary efforts, his sex appeal, his family and other attributes and achievements to develop such a potent image. It also explores the roles played by Joseph and Jackie Kennedy in bolstering his appeal. Probably no other figure in history has created such a positive impression on people throughout the world today than Kennedy. This book seeks to explain how this happened, and to
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Cover -- HalfTitle -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Introduction -- CHAPTER ONE The origins of stardom -- CHAPTER TWO Into the White House -- CHAPTER THREE Sex symbol and family man -- CHAPTER FOUR Camelot -- CHAPTER FIVE Immortality -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index

During his lifetime, John F. Kennedy created a dazzling image that has been sustained since his assassination in 1963. This book examines how Kennedy succeeded in using his military service in World War II, his literary efforts, his sex appeal, his family and other attributes and achievements to develop such a potent image. It also explores the roles played by Joseph and Jackie Kennedy in bolstering his appeal. Probably no other figure in history has created such a positive impression on people throughout the world today than Kennedy. This book seeks to explain how this happened, and to

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Mark White is Professor of History at Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

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