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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
M Keith Booker
|Description:||xxiii, 204 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Not just a job: the longing for adventure in American history and American culture --
Heroism in America : the longing for heroes in American history and American culture --
U.S. vs. them : American paranoia and the longing for evil in American history and American culture --
Conclusion : the contradictory compensations of popular culture.
|Responsibility:||M. Keith Booker.|
"Booker succeeds in demonstrating how the mythology of the supernatural relates to several important contemporary political and social questions, such as prejudices against homosexuals, free choice,