Who were the flappers? What were "talkies"? Who inspired the Harlem Renaissance? This book provides the answers and covers the effect of World War I and the newfound freedom of women on the popular culture of the era. For this was the age of jazz and cabaret, King Kong and Tarzan, and the golden age of radio.
Jane Bingham is an experienced writer for young adults. She has written over 100 nonfiction books on a variety of topics. Jane has a first class degree in English Literature and an M. Phil in History of Art and is currently a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Oxford Brookes University. She has two sons and three stepsons and lives in Oxford, England.