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Popular Culture



link to catalog page, The Prime-Time Presidency

The Prime-Time Presidency

The West Wing and U.S. Nationalism

Author: Trevor Parry-Giles and Shawn J. Parry-Giles
Pub Date: February 2006

Television drama and the rhetoric of U.S. cultural identity   learn more...

link to catalog page, Redesigning Women

Redesigning Women

Television after the Network Era

Author: Amanda D. Lotz
Pub Date: July 2006

The complex causes and effects of television's changing portrayal of women   learn more...

link to catalog page CHAPMAN, Sandow the Magnificent

Sandow the Magnificent

Eugen Sandow and the Beginnings of Bodybuilding

Author: David L. Chapman
Pub Date: Cloth: 1994; Paper: March 2006

The strongman whose pioneering focus on physique built an entertainment empire   learn more...

link to catalog page, Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection Author: Randolph Feezell
Pub Date: 2006

A philosophical analysis of the nature, attraction, and limits of sport   learn more...

link to catalog page FONES-WOLF, Waves of Opposition

Waves of Opposition

Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio

Author: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf
Pub Date: October 2006

A riveting look at the rise of labor radio   learn more...

link to catalog page STANFIELD, Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Jazz and Blues in American Film, 1927-63

Author: Peter Stanfield
Pub Date: July 2005

How the "dark continent" of blues and jazz provided Hollywood with a resonant resource to construct and negotiate the boundaries of American cultural identity   learn more...

link to catalog page LO, Chinese Face/Off

Chinese Face/Off

The Transnational Popular Culture of Hong Kong

Author: Kwai-Cheung Lo
Pub Date: 2005

Analyzing pop culture as a reflection of complex identities forged against a global backdrop   learn more...

link to catalog page BARNUM, The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

Nothing Else Like It in the Universe

Author: Phineas T. Barnum
Pub Date: January 2005

An encyclopedic treasure trove from the mastermind behind "The Greatest Show on Earth"   learn more...

link to catalog page, The Enchantments of Technology Author: Lee Worth Bailey
Pub Date: October 2005

A rollicking romp through our hidden assumptions about modern, technological existence   learn more...

link to catalog page, Lost Sounds

Lost Sounds

Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919

Author: Tim Brooks
Pub Date: Cloth: 2004; Paper: 2005

Biographies of the first African-American recording stars, and how they succeeded against tremendous odds   learn more...

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