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The Greenwood guide to American popular culture

Author: M Thomas Inge; Dennis Hall
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
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Contains fifty-eight articles that provide information about various forms, genres, or themes of popular culture, and includes illustrations, photo essays, a chronological survey of each topic's history, and a comprehensive index.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Bibliography
History
Sources
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenwood guide to American popular culture.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(OCoLC)653364775
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Thomas Inge; Dennis Hall
ISBN: 0313308780 9780313308789 0313323674 9780313323676 0313323682 9780313323683 0313323690 9780313323690 0313323704 9780313323706
OCLC Number: 49775463
Description: 4 volumes (liii, 2155) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. Almanacs through Do-it-yourself --
v. 2. Editorial cartoons through Illustration --
v. 3. Jazz through Propaganda --
v. 4. Pulps and dime novels through Young adult fiction. Introduction / M. Thomas Inge --
The study of popular culture / Michael Dunne --
Almanacs / Robert K. Dodge --
Amusement parks and fairs / Judith A. Adams-Volpe --
Animation / Maureen Furniss --
Architecture / Richard Guy Wilson and Dale Allen Gyure --
The automobile / William R. Klink, Michael L. Berger, and Maurice Duke --
Big little books / Ray Barfield --
Business / David A. Brat and Richard F. Welch --
Catalogs / Evelyn Beck --
Children's literature / R. Gordon Kelly and Lucy Rollin --
Circus and wild west exhibition / Judith A. Adams-Volpe --
Comic books / M. Thomas Inge --
Comic strips / M. Thomas Inge --
Computers and the digital age / Ray Helton --
Dance / Loretta Carrillo --
Death / John P. Ferre --
Debate and public address / Robert H. Janke and Theodore F. Sheckels --
Do-it-yourself, home repair, and remodeling / Elizabeth S. Bell --
Editorial cartoons / Paul Somers --
Ethnic minorities / Leslie Lewis --
Fantasy / Roger Schlobin --
Fashion / Patricia A. Cunningham and Joseph Hancock --
Film / Robert P. Holtzclaw and Robert A. Armour --
Foodways / Sara Lewis Dunne --
Games and toys / Bernard Mergen --
Gardening / Patsy Hammontree --
Gothic fiction / Douglass H. Thompson --
Graffiti / Lisa N. Howorth and Sarah L. Croy --
Housing / Benyamin Schwarz and Ruth Brent --
Illustration / James J. Best --
Jazz / William Kenney and Jeffery Wasick --
Leisure vehicles, pleasure boats, and aircraft / Bernard Mergen --
Living history and battlefield reenactments / Randal Allred --
Magazines / Dorothy S. Schmidt --
Magic and magicians / Steven S. Tigner --
Medicine and physicians / Anne Hudson Jones --
Museums and collecting / Dennis Hall --
Music / George Plasketes --
New Age movements / Joel D. Rudinger --
Newspapers / Agnes Hooper Gottlieb, Amy Kiste Nyberg, and Richard Schwarzlose --
Photography / Richard N. Masteller --
Popular literature and best sellers / Perry Frank and Suzanne Ellery Greene --
Pornography / Joseph W. Slade --
Propaganda / Richard Alan Nelson --
Pulps and dime novels / Bill Blackbeard --
Radio / Erica Scharrer and Thomas Greenfield --
Recording industry / James A. Von Schilling --
Regionalism / Anne Rowe --
Romance fiction / Kay Mussell --
Science / George F. Spagna jr. and Elizabeth Barnaby Keeney --
Science fiction / Donald E. Palumbo --
Self-help and popular religion / David Fillingim --
Sports / Robert J. Higgs and Ralph Lamar Turner --
Stamp, coin, and postcard collecting / John E. Findling and John Bryant --
Television / Rhonda Wilcox --
Trains and railroading / Arthur H. Miller, Jr. --
Verse and popular poetry / Perry Frank and Janice Radway --
Westerns / Richard W. Etulain --
Young adult fiction / Ken Donelson and Alleen Pace Nilsen.
Other Titles: American popular culture
Responsibility: edited by M. Thomas Inge and Dennis Hall.

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