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Using the annual hardcover best seller lists from 'The Bookman' and then 'Publishers Weekly,' examines twentieth-century American social, cultural, and historical trends through the lens of popular literature. (view table of contents)

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9780760725597 | Silver Lining Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Using the annual hardcover best seller lists from 'The Bookman' and then 'Publishers Weekly,' examines twentieth-century American social, cultural, and historical trends through the lens of popular literature.

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Product Description: The Publishers Weekly bestseller list started on May 3, 1919; the New York Times Book Review list began on October 6, 1935. Though the lists do not always reflect the best in American publishing, they do offer a myriad of insights into popular culture...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780786404223 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, February 1, 1998, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The Publishers Weekly bestseller list started on May 3, 1919; the New York Times Book Review list began on October 6, 1935.

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Lists hundreds of books that have made the famous list, and offers facts about the publishing industry, authors, and the list itself

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9780898154849 | Ten Speed Pr, November 1, 1992, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Lists hundreds of books that have made the famous list, and offers facts about the publishing industry, authors, and the list itself

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Product Description: With reference to the works of contemporary fiction writers such as Judith Krantz and Barbara Taylor Bradford, Resa Dudovitz presents an analysis of women's best-sellers and the present-day myth of the superwoman.

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9780415031868 | Routledge, May 1, 1990, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: With reference to the works of contemporary fiction writers such as Judith Krantz and Barbara Taylor Bradford, Resa Dudovitz presents an analysis of women's best-sellers and the present-day myth of the superwoman.

Product Description: In the twentieth century Marxism challenged laissez-faire economics, psychoanalysis reinterpreted the processes of thought, and evolution discredited the idea of creation. These changes profoundly affected American Protestantism. Ferré examines the belief system that underlies what middle-class Protestants chose to read...read more

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9780879724375 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1988, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In the twentieth century Marxism challenged laissez-faire economics, psychoanalysis reinterpreted the processes of thought, and evolution discredited the idea of creation.

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9780879724382, titled "The Social Gospel for Millions: The Religious Bestsellers of Charles Sheldon, Charles Gordon, and Harold Bell Wright" | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1988, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In the twentieth century Marxism challenged laissez-faire economics, psychoanalysis reinterpreted the processes of thought, and evolution discredited the idea of creation.

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Product Description: Book by Beacham, Walton

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9780933833081 | Beacham Pub, February 1, 1988, cover price $189.00 | About this edition: Book by Beacham, Walton

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Product Description: William Darby gives us a comprehensive and (mostly) sympathetic reading of over fifty novels and a few movies from the 1950s. He examines titles such as Mandingo, The Invisible Man, I the Jury, Catcher in the Rye, Battle Cry, The Caine Mutiny, The Revolt of Mamie Stover, The Manchurian Candidate, Hawaii, The Bramble Bush, Peyton Place, Ten North Frederick, A Stone for Danny Fisher, The Bad Seed, Not as a Stranger, The Blackboard Jungle, From Here to Eternity, and Compulsion...read more

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9780879723903 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1987, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: William Darby gives us a comprehensive and (mostly) sympathetic reading of over fifty novels and a few movies from the 1950s.

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Product Description: William Darby gives us a comprehensive and (mostly) sympathetic reading of over fifty novels and a few movies from the 1950s. He examines titles such as Mandingo, The Invisible Man, I the Jury, Catcher in the Rye, Battle Cry, The Caine Mutiny, The Revolt of Mamie Stover, The Manchurian Candidate, Hawaii, The Bramble Bush, Peyton Place, Ten North Frederick, A Stone for Danny Fisher, The Bad Seed, Not as a Stranger, The Blackboard Jungle, From Here to Eternity, and Compulsion...read more

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9780879723897 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1987, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: William Darby gives us a comprehensive and (mostly) sympathetic reading of over fifty novels and a few movies from the 1950s.

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Analyzes the best-sellers published between 1945 and 1975 to determine how American dreams of success have changed, and discusses the issues these novels raise about modern life

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9780710099341 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, June 1, 1985, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Analyzes the best-sellers published between 1945 and 1975 to determine how American dreams of success have changed, and discusses the issues these novels raise about modern life

Compiles lists of and commentary on best-selling books during each of the eighty years covered and briefly recounts the history of best sellers

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9780835209083 | Rr Bowker Llc, January 1, 1977, cover price $16.25 | About this edition: Compiles lists of and commentary on best-selling books during each of the eighty years covered and briefly recounts the history of best sellers

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