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American Popular Culture through History is recommended for the same libraries and should be equally well received." About the Author Marc Oxoby received his BA from San Jose State University and now lives in Reno, Nevada, where he is a doctoral candidate /5(2).

Batchelor is the author or editor of 21 books, including 3 volumes in Greenwood's "Popular Culture through History" series: The s, The s, and The s. In addition, he edited Greenwood's four-volume American Pop: Popular Culture Decade by Decade ; Praeger's three-volume Cult Pop Culture: How the Fringe Became Mainstream ; and Praeger's three-volume American History through American Price: $ One of the most important points Rachel Rubin and Jeffrey Melnick make in their book Immigration and American Popular Culture is that migration patterns aren't random.

People don't just start spilling out from their countries for no reason, heading to various destinations with no by: 4. Girls’ Series Fiction and American Popular Culture is an impressive and wide-ranging collection, quite equal to the task of analyzing many of the series that have influenced American girls and young women for more than a century.

D’Amico’s introduction delineates the ways in which girl culture has long been influenced by series fiction and how young women have long negotiated social codes and Manufacturer: Lexington Books.

Globalization and American Popular Culture. This concise and insightful book examines the way that American movies, music, and television_as goods marketed and consumed around the world_are key elements of contemporary globalization/5.

Immigration and American Popular Culture looks at the relationship between American immigrants and the popular culture industry in the twentieth century. Through a series of case studies, Rachel How does a 'national' popular culture form and grow over time in a nation comprised of immigrants?/5.

The Suburban Gothic in American Popular Culture. An examination of the way American suburbia has been depicted in Gothic and horror films, television and literature from to the present day, in which Bernice Murphy demonstrates that Gothic depictions of suburbia provide an intriguing glimpse into the way modern American society views itself.4/5.

The notion of culture, and American culture, creates a focus and exploration into what it means to be an American. Cultural diversity, multiculturalism, racism, cultural sensitivity and political correctness add to the plethora of considerations in determining what this culture is.

American culture comprises a pattern of real cultural diversity. In Rock Music in American Popular Culture, insightful essays and book reviews explore ways popular culture items can be used to explore American values.

This fascinating book is arranged alphabetically for quick and easy reference to specific topics, but the book is equally enjoyable to read straight through.

Superculture: American Popular Culture and Europe [Bigsby, C. E.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Superculture: American Popular Culture and EuropeCited by: The president of the United States traditionally serves as a symbol of power, virtue, ability, dominance, popularity, and patriarchy.

In recent years, however, the high-profile candidacies of Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and Michelle Bachmann have provoked new interest in gendered popular culture and how it influences Americans’ perceptions of the country’s highest political office.

Hollywood's White House: The American Presidency in Film and History Winner of the Ray and Pat Browne Book Award, given by the Popular Culture Association The contributors to Hollywood’s White House examine the historical accuracy of these presidential depictions, illuminate their influence, and uncover how they reflect the concerns of their times and the social and political visions of the filmmakers.

The European-American StreamU ntil the middle of the 19th century, American popular music was almost entirely European in character. The cultural and linguistic dominance of the English meant that their music established early on a kind of “main-stream” around which other styles circulated.

At the time of the American. American Popular Culture. Buy here. Download Kindle edition. 12 Conversations with American Studies Scholars. Buy here. Download Kindle edition here. HOW TO SUBMIT TO OUR PRESS. ALL BOOKS PUBLISHED BY PRESS AMERICANA ARE AVAILABLE THROUGH INGRAM OR AMAZON WHOLESALERS MAY ORDER DIRECTLY THROUGH PRESS AMERICANA, INGRAM, OR AMAZON.

The connections between American popular culture and religion is the subject of this multifaceted and innovative collection. Ranging from religious themes in cowboy fiction to Madonna's "Like a Prayer," from televangelism to the world of sports, the book's contributors offer fascinating insights into what popular culture reveals about the nature of American religion today.

MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE follows the highly successful Major Problems format. Each chapter comprises essays and documents that focus on a particular aspect of American popular culture. These essays and documents will prompt students to think about the centrality of popular culture in American life and its powerful role in forging identity, historical.

American Studies scholarship and creative writing to enact positive social change. Join us. Find us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter For American Studies scholarship, read Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, to Present For creative writing, read Review Americana: A Creative Writing Journal Shop for our books here: Press.

Jean Murley is Assistant Professor of English at Queensborough Community College, of the City University of New York (CUNY). She has published a review of "Natural Born Celebrities: Serial Killers in American Culture" for the Journal of Popular Culture, and an essay entitled "Ordinary Sinners and Moral Aliens: The Murder Narratives of Charles Brockden Brown and Edgar Allan Poe" in 4/5(1).

About the Book. Authentic Fakes explores the religious dimensions of American popular culture in unexpected places: baseball, the Human Genome Project, Coca-Cola, rock 'n' roll, the rhetoric of Ronald Reagan, the charisma of Jim Jones, Tupperware, and the free market, to name a few.

Chidester travels through the cultural landscape and discovers the role that fakery—in the guise of. Immigration and American Popular Culture looks at the relationship between American immigrants and the popular culture industry in the twentieth century. Through a series of case studies, Rachel Rubin and Jeffrey Melnick uncover how specific trends in popular culture—such as portrayals of European immigrants as gangsters in s cinema, the.

The book includes particularly large sections dealing with the popular culture of the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Indian Wars West of the Mississippi, World War II, and Vietnam.

It has been designed to be a useful reference tool for anyone interested in America's many wars, to provide answers, to teach, to inspire, and most of all 4/5(1).In particular, there was strong interest in American music, film, clothing (especially blue jeans) and comic books.

American popular culture has remained dominant in the world markets but the flow of popular culture across borders has been more complicated since the turn of the 21st century.American Popular Culture in the Era of Terror: Falling Skies, Dark Knights Rising, and Collapsing Cultures: Falling Skies, Dark Knights Rising, and Collapsing Cultures - Ebook written by Jesse Kavadlo.

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