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The Guide to United States Popular Culture ebook

by Ray B. Browne,Pat Browne


Libraries that already own NTC's Dictionary of the United States (1999) or The Complete, Cross-Referenced Guide to the Baby Buster Generation's Collective Unconscious (LJ 3/1/98) will want to purchase this new reference tool because of its currency, breadth of coverage, and number of entries. Elizabeth Connor, Univ. of South Carolina Medical Li. Charleston.

William Labov, Ray Broadus Browne, Pat Browne. At long last popular culture may indeed be given its due within the humanities with the publication of The Guide to United States Popular Culture. With its nearly 1600 entries, it promises to be the most comprehensive single-volume source of information about popular culture. The range of subjects and diversity of opinions represented will make this an almost indispensable resource for humanities and popular culture scholars and enthusiasts alike. -Timothy E. Scheurer, President, American Culture Association.

The long-awaited Guide to the United States Popular Culture provides a single-volume guide to the landscape of everyday life in the United States. All American readers will find in it, one entry at a time, the story of their lives. -Robert Thompson, President, Popular Culture Association.

Ray Broadus Browne (/braʊn/; January 15, 1922 – October 22, 2009), was an American educator, author, and founder of the academic study of popular culture in the United States. He was Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Bowling Green, Ohio.

The long-awaited Guide to the United States Popular Culture provides a single-volume guide . At long last popular culture may indeed be given its due within the humanities with the publication of The Guide to United States Popular Culture

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Ray B. Browne, who more than four decades ago founded the academic .

Ray B. Browne, who more than four decades ago founded the academic discipline of popular-culture studies, and who in the years that followed presided over the somewhat unlikely, often uneasy and almost always stimulating marriage between the ivory tower and Mickey Mouse, Madonna and Michael Jackson, among many other subjects, died on Oc. Continue reading the main story.

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"To understand the history and spirit of America, one must know its wars, its laws, and its presidents. To really understand it, however, one must also know its cheeseburgers, its love songs, and its lawn ornaments. The long-awaited Guide to the United States Popular Culture provides a single-volume guide to the landscape of everyday life in the United States. Scholars, students, and researchers will find in it a valuable tool with which to fill in the gaps left by traditional history. All American readers will find in it, one entry at a time, the story of their lives."—Robert Thompson, President, Popular Culture Association.

"At long last popular culture may indeed be given its due within the humanities with the publication of The Guide to United States Popular Culture. With its nearly 1600 entries, it promises to be the most comprehensive single-volume source of information about popular culture. The range of subjects and diversity of opinions represented will make this an almost indispensable resource for humanities and popular culture scholars and enthusiasts alike."—Timothy E. Scheurer, President, American Culture Association

"The popular culture of the United States is as free-wheeling and complex as the society it animates. To understand it, one needs assistance. Now that explanatory road map is provided in this Guide which charts the movements and people involved and provides a light at the end of the rainbow of dreams and expectations."—Marshall W. Fishwick, Past President, Popular Culture Association

Features of The Guide to United States Popular Culture:

1,010 pages

1,600 entries

500 contributors

Alphabetic entries

Entries range from general topics (golf, film) to specific individuals, items, and events

Articles are supplemented by bibliographies and cross references

Comprehensive index

The Guide to United States Popular Culture ebook
Author:
Ray B. Browne,Pat Browne
Category:
Social Sciences
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1171 kb
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Publisher:
Popular Press 3; 1 edition (June 15, 2001)
Pages:
1024 pages
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4.5
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