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Historical & Popular Culture Americana

Heritage-Slater Americana Auctions (Grand Format Auction #625)

by Tom Slater

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Published by Heritage Auctions, Inc. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJames L. Halperin (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12335561M
ISBN 101932899677
ISBN 109781932899672
OCLC/WorldCa61839484

Popular culture, usually referred to as pop culture, "don't get no respect," as popular comedian Rodney Dangerfield would have said, but a study of pop culture history shows this oft-maligned subject has caused social change since ancient times. Description Introducing almost half a century of the best scholarship on popular culture in the USA, this fully revised second edition has a more focused historical remit, with analysis and primary source material from the s to the present.

It provides a fine introduction to popular culture before it was known as popular culture. Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin. by Alice Echols (; Henry Holt). There are dozens of terrific books on popular music and rock ’n’ roll. One of my favorites is Alice Echols’s biography of Janis Joplin. As with the themes of racism and identity, Americanah allows Adichie to observe and critique the cultures of Nigeria, America, and England through scenes that are sometimes humorous and sometimes tragic. In Nigeria (particularly Lagos), Adichie focuses on the culture of corruption and materialism, where most people get rich through fraud or corruption, officials expect bribes, .

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MEET OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. DONATE TO OUR ENDOWMENT FUND. Popular Culture in American History collects the most widely cited and important writings on three hundred years of American popular culture. Each of the ten essays serves as a case study of a particular moment, issue, or form of popular culture, from seventeenth-century chapbooks to hip hop/5(1).

* the development of contemporary music culture * film, television and visual experience * the growth of sport as a commercial enterprise. Directed at students and general readers concerned with the dimensions and forms of popular culture, the book provides an engaging introduction to this pervasice and ever-changing s: 2.

"Ýd¨escribes the factors that shaped the popular culture of that decade. The author examines every aspect of sixties culture from advertising to the visual arts, arguing that more than any other generation, Baby Boomers influenced and were influenced by the customs, tastes, and beliefs of the popular culture that surrounded : Edward J.

Rielly. Books shelved as cultural-history: At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson, The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural. "This book is the place to start if you're fascinated by the history of popular culture in America.

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In creating works to satisfy an American audience, U.S. producers learned to appeal to a. The book contains important insights into that complexr, maddening phenomenon, American popular culture Scholars, educators and general non-fiction readers will find much enlightening material.

Most people associate pop culture Format: Hardcover. The second edition of Popular Culture in American History updates the text for a contemporary readership and explores academic developments in this area of study over the last decade.

Fully revised second edition with over 50 percent new material Compact and classroom-friendly format Includes the best writing on popular culture from the s onwards Essays examine pivotal. Americana: Readings in Popular Culture: Third Edition is a new collection of essays examining American culture, to present.

"What We Hear" examines the impact of music in our society. The writers discuss topics as diverse as ragtime, Jewish musical theater, jazz, Native American music, the Circuit Chautauqua, Billy Joel, and cturer: Press Americana.

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Popular Culture in American History collects the most widely cited and important writings on three hundred years of American popular culture. Each of the ten essays serves as a case study of a particular moment, issue, or form of popular culture, from seventeenth-century chapbooks to hip hop.

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Est. I have over 25 years experience in the rare book trade. Filed Under: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, More, Multi-Book Posts, Uncategorized Tagged With: A Prayer for Owen Meany, American Culture, Americana, Book Recommendations, Family Story, Fourth of July Creek, Historical Fiction, Mary Coin, Mudbound, The Last Pilot, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Top Ten Tuesday.The popular culture movement was founded on the principle that the perspectives and experiences of common folk offer compelling insights into the social world.

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