Picking up where the authors' first encyclopedia (The 1980s) left off, this marvelous book follows the Cabbage Patch Kids license through the 1990s to show the full line of Kids produced by Hasbro from 1990-1994, and all the Mattel Kids ...
Author: Jan Lindenberger
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Picking up where the authors' first encyclopedia (The 1980s) left off, this marvelous book follows the Cabbage Patch Kids license through the 1990s to show the full line of Kids produced by Hasbro from 1990-1994, and all the Mattel Kids produced from 1995-1998. Included is an excellent 85-photo reference for head molds used throughout the '80s and '90s. There's also lots of valuable information about Koosas, fakes and altered Kids in the marketplace, and creative ways to turn shabby flea market finds into beautiful Kids again.
An Encyclopedia Sharon M. Scott. dolls. For the first time in toy history, Coleco achieved infinite variation within the machinery of mass production. The new dolls were released in 1984, and they were called Cabbage Patch Kids.
Author: Sharon M. Scott
Category: Social Science
Tracing developments in toy making and marketing across the evolving landscape of the 20th century, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference guide to America's most popular playthings and the culture to which they belong. • Nearly 200 alphabetically arranged entries document the historical and cultural significance of toys • Cross-references and a listing of additional resources accompany each entry and encourage further investigation • Photographs and illustrations gathered from public and private collections across the country depict the entire century of America at play • A guide to related topics identifies the entries according to broader categories such as toys, designers, companies, museums, events, and organizations • A resource guide provides information for contacting American toy companies, accessing national toy museums, and attending annual toy festivals, and offers many avenues for pursuing further information about toys and American culture including books, scholarly journals, audio recordings, films, and websites
By 1983, fights even broke out in toy stores between parents seeking a particular Cabbage Patch doll for their kids. In the 1990s, American children had been overcome by an apparent aversion to playing outdoors.
Author: Martin Gitlin
Category: Social Science
This encyclopedia defines and contextualizes the Baby Boomer generation and the wide-reaching contributions of its members throughout modern American history. • Contains nearly 100 alphabetically arranged encyclopedia entries • Includes a chronology of historic events • Provides a bibliography of selected print and electronic sources
By creating the perception of scarcity, corporations recognize their products will be more appealing. Hence, the race to purchase Cabbage Patch Kids in the 1980s, Beanie Babies in the 1990s, and sadly, gasoline in the 21st century.
Author: Roy F. Baumeister
Collects over six hundred entries on topics and concepts within the discipline, including antisocial behaviors, attitude, culture, and social cognition.
683.82 Enantiocontrolled synthesis of fluoro - organic compounds . 547.02 Enchanted ( Roberts ) FIC Encouraging children to learn . 370.154 Encyclopedia of Cabbage Patch Kids the 1990s . 688.7221 An encyclopedia of Celtic mythology .
Obviously, this leaves out some children from the experience of a general cultural ideal 4 while cities, ... In the 1980s and 1990s, toy marketing has been driven by “the toy” of the year, from Cabbage Patch Kids to Furby, ...
Author: Robert Gregg
As a meeting point for world cultures, the USA is characterized by its breadth and diversity. Acknowledging that diversity is the fundamental feature of American culture, this volume is organized around a keen awareness of race, gender, class and space and with over 1,200 alphabetically-arranged entries - spanning 'the American century' from the end of World War II to the present day - the Encyclopedia provides a one-stop source for insightful and stimulating coverage of all aspects of that culture. Entries range from short definitions to longer overview essays and with full cross-referencing, extensive indexing, and a thematic contents list, this volume provides an essential cultural context for both teachers and students of American studies, as well as providing fascinating insights into American culture for the general reader. The suggestions for further reading, which follows most entries, are also invaluable guides to more specialized sources.
The next year Cabbage Patch dolls appeared on the market near Christmastime, with consumers rushing to stores to empty shelves of them. ... Demographics. The biggest trends to hit the world of toys in the 1990s were probably the ...
Author: John McDonough
Category: Business & Economics
For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the The "Advertising Age" Encyclopedia of Advertising website. Featuring nearly 600 extensively illustrated entries, The Advertising Age Encyclopedia of Advertising provides detailed historic surveys of the world's leading agencies and major advertisers, as well as brand and market histories; it also profiles the influential men and women in advertising, overviews advertising in the major countries of the world, covers important issues affecting the field, and discusses the key aspects of methodology, practice, strategy, and theory. Also includes a color insert.
Black dances, such as the cabbage patch, the smurf, and the running man were adapted from a popular 1980s doll, ... 1990s Kid 'n Play, a New York comedy duo, helped popularize a new dance form, involving usually two, sometimes more male ...
Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Category: Social Science
This four-volume encyclopedia contains compelling and comprehensive information on African American popular culture that will be valuable to high school students and undergraduates, college instructors, researchers, and general readers. • Contains writings from 100 contributing authors, all identified in a separate listing • Includes a chronology placing pivotal events—such as the beginning of black baseball, the modern Civil Rights Movement, and the Harlem Renaissance—in historical context • Depicts key places, events, and people through photographs as well as words • Provides a list of black radio programs and movies
Beginning in the late 1990s, an increasing number of girls' social practices speak to the idea of girls as cultural ... Play objects can include the vast range of dolls (Barbie, Bratz, Cabbage Patch Kids, Blythe, Jem, wedding dolls) and ...
Author: Claudia Mitchell
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Category: Family & Relationships
Girl Culture: An Encyclopedia investigates the increasingly complex relationships, struggles, obsessions, and idols of American tween and teen girls who are growing up faster today than ever before. Comprehensive in its coverage of the twenty and twenty-first century trendsetters, fashion, literature, film, in-group rituals and hot-button issues that shape-and are shaped by-girl culture, this two-volume resource offers a wealth of information to help students, educators, and interested readers better understand the ongoing interplay between girls and mainstream culture.
Despite the market-driven mania that surrounded their sale, Cabbage Patch dolls seemed to embody an appealing anticommercial ethic, coming on the heels of 1970s glitz and in the face of 1980s extravagance. In the 1990s, dolls continued ...
Author: Miriam Forman-Brunell
Category: Family & Relationships
This groundbreaking reference work presents more than 100 articles by 98 high-profile interdisciplinary scholars, covering all aspects of girls' roles in American society, past and present.
Other funded projects during the 1990s addressed the needs of children and families at risk, such as the Rites of Passage Program in collaboration with Cabbage Patch Settlement House, where league volunteers mentor pre-teen girls.
Author: John E. Kleber
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
With more than 1,800 entries, The Encyclopedia of Louisville is the ultimate reference for Kentucky's largest city. For more than 125 years, the world's attention has turned to Louisville for the annual running of the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May. Louisville Slugger bats still reign supreme in major league baseball. The city was also the birthplace of the famed Hot Brown and Benedictine spread, and the cheeseburger made its debut at Kaelin's Restaurant on Newburg Road in 1934. The "Happy Birthday" had its origins in the Louisville kindergarten class of sisters Mildred Jane Hill and Patty Smith Hill. Named for King Louis XVI of France in appreciation for his assistance during the Revolutionary War, Louisville was founded by George Rogers Clark in 1778. The city has been home to a number of men and women who changed the face of American history. President Zachary Taylor was reared in surrounding Jefferson County, and two U.S. Supreme Court Justices were from the city proper. Second Lt. F. Scott Fitzgerald, stationed at Camp Zachary Taylor during World War I, frequented the bar in the famous Seelbach Hotel, immortalized in The Great Gatsby. Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville and won six Golden Gloves tournaments in Kentucky.
Like rap, the dance patterns in break dancing, popping, locking, moon-walking, the Electric Slide, the Pee-Wee Herman, the Smurf, the Cabbage Patch, the Running Man, the Kid-NPlay, ... Since the 1990s, newer dances have surfaced.
Author: Molefi Kete Asante
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Category: Social Science
The Encyclopedia of Black Studies is the leading reference source for dynamic and innovative research on the Black experience. The concept for the encyclopedia was developed from the successful Journal of Black Studies (SAGE) and contains a full analysis of the economic, political, sociological, historical, literary, and philosophical issues related to Americans of African descent. This single-volume reference is the vanguard of the recent explosive growth in quality scholarship in the field. More than a chronicle of black culture or black people, this encyclopedia deals with the emergence and maturity of an intellectual field over the past four decades. Beginning with the protests at San Francisco State College in 1967 that led to the first degree-granting department of Black Studies, the field's rapid growth over time necessitates an authoritative account of the discipline.
WARNING No Sets of the 1980's and 1990's in open basket sets . All sets must have a box lid & Avon name on box to be collectible . ... CABBAGE PATCH KIDS TEA SET 1994 Box holds plastic tea. 325 WOMEN'S SETS OF 1990s.
WARNING No Sets of the 1980's and 1990's in open basket sets . All sets must have a box lid & Avon name on box to be collectible . ... CMV $ 14.50 Set MB . CABBAGE PATCH KIDS TEA SET 1994 Box holds plastic tea. 320 WOMEN'S SETS OF 1990s.
Author: Bud Hastin
Bud Hastin's new completely revised 15th edition guide features over 200 categories of Avon collectibles. Informative text tells what's hot and what's not in Avon collecting and where to buy and sell these popular items. Photos.
An encyclopedia describes all aspects of world culture, broken down into six regional categories, discussing the art, dance, fashion, food, pastimes, periodicals, recreation, and transportation of each region.
... colossal hit Cabbage Patch dolls and were looking for acquisitions that could stabilize their volatile company . ... In the 1990s high - technology caught up with Scrabble , giving rise to a Scrabble program for personal computers ...
Author: Gale Group
Publisher: St James Press
Looks at the history, evolution, and market status of more than six hundred brand name products.
Kid's Stuff . Cambridge , Harvard University Press , 1997 . Davis , Stephen . Say Kids ! ... the Game of Life in 1860 ) , Playskool , Tonka ( maker of trucks and Play - Doh ) , Coleco ( Cabbage Patch Kids ) , and Parker Brothers .
Author: Tom Pendergast
Publisher: Saint James Press
Category: Popular culture
Contains over 2,700 alphabetically arranged essays that provide information on various elements of popular culture in the United States during the twentieth century, covering the major areas of film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance. Includes time frame, category, and title indexes.
In the mid - 1990s in the United States , more than $ 23 billion went into the slots of vending machines that dispensed ... Mattel nearly went bankrupt ; Coleco survived only because it tapped into a new fad , “ Cabbage Patch Kids .
Author: Rudi Volti
Volume three of a three volume set which contains alphabetically arranged entries that present science and technology in a wider context, focusing on the historical, cultural, economic, and sociological aspects of scientific topics.
An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History James Ciment ... Among girls, Barbie, Kewpie, troll dolls, princess phones, Cabbage Patch Kids, and Beanie Babies all have been in vogue at one time or another in ...
Author: James Ciment
Category: Business & Economics
From the outbreak of the Cold War to the rise of the United States as the last remaining superpower, the years following World War II were filled with momentous events and rapid change. Diplomatically, economically, politically, and culturally, the United States became a major influence around the globe. On the domestic front, this period witnessed some of the most turbulent and prosperous years in American history. "Postwar America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History" provides detailed coverage of all the remarkable developments within the United States during this period, as well as their dramatic impact on the rest of the world. A-Z entries address specific persons, groups, concepts, events, geographical locations, organizations, and cultural and technological phenomena. Sidebars highlight primary source materials, items of special interest, statistical data, and other information; and Cultural Landmark entries chronologically detail the music, literature, arts, and cultural history of the era. Bibliographies covering literature from the postwar era and about the era are also included, as are illustrations and specialized indexes.