search for books and compare prices
cover image
Violence in American Popular Culture
By David Schmid (editor) and Harold Schechter (foreword by)
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Jump down to see edition details for: Hardcover
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Praeger Pub Text
Publication date November 2, 2015
Pages 645
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781440832055
ISBN-10 1440832056
Dimensions 2 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 3.10 lbs.
Original list price $131.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

This timely collection provides a historical overview of violence in American popular culture from the Puritan era to the present and across a range of media.


• Provides a narrative of the development of violence in American popular culture, illustrating both continuity and change

• Combines an overview of each essay's subject matter with in-depth analysis of specific examples

• Features discussion of well-known portrayers of violence, such as film and television, as well as lesser-known sources―for example, murder ballads and Puritan sermons―helping readers place contemporary concerns and examples into a detailed historical context

• Suggests directions for future research and other developments in the field

• Includes a keyword index to enable readers to track continuities across the various essays



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9781440832055
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Harold Schechter (other contributor) | from Praeger Pub Text (November 2, 2015)
9781440832055 | details & prices | 645 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 2.00 in. | 3.10 lbs | List price $131.00
About: This timely collection provides a historical overview of violence in American popular culture from the Puritan era to the present and across a range of media.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.