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Product Description: Bringing together everyday language, social interaction and cultural warfare, this work forms a social history of humour in American culture. It argues that jokes provide a cultural barometer of concerns and anxieties, and that laughter is transformative. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780815627470 | Syracuse Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Bringing together everyday language, social interaction and cultural warfare, this work forms a social history of humour in American culture.

Paperback:

9780815627487 | Syracuse Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Bringing together everyday language, social interaction and cultural warfare, this work forms a social history of humour in American culture.

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Product Description: Why do some jokes evaporate after the telling while others are transmitted to subsequent generations? Just what property of humor allows it to touch diverse members of a culture at a given time? As a penetrating and refracting angle of history, humor illuminates the expectations and contradictions of society, its anxieties and confusions, and permits perspective into any historic moment...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joseph Boskin (editor)

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9780814325971 | Wayne State Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Why do some jokes evaporate after the telling while others are transmitted to subsequent generations?

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Product Description: When the Jews of Eastern Europe came to the United States in the 19th century, they brought with them their own special humor. Developed in response to the dissonant reality of their lives, their self-critical humor served as a source of salvation, enabling them to endure a painful history with a sense of power...read more
By Robert Alter (corporate author), Joseph Boskin (corporate author), Albert Goldman (corporate author), Irving Howe (corporate author) and Meyer Wiener (corporate author)

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9780814323663 | Wayne State Univ Pr, December 1, 1990, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: When the Jews of Eastern Europe came to the United States in the 19th century, they brought with them their own special humor.

Traces the history of comic stereotype of the Black performer and explains how it was finally eradicated

Hardcover:

9780195040746 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 27, 1986, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Traces the history of comic stereotype of the Black performer and explains how it was finally eradicated

Paperback:

9780195056587 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 8, 1988), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Traces the history of comic stereotype of the Black performer and explains how it was finally eradicated

Paperback:

9780024723307 | Macmillan Pub Co, June 1, 1978, cover price $11.95

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By Joseph Boskin (editor)

Paperback:

9780024708908 | 2 edition (Prentice Hall, June 1, 1976), cover price $19.20 | also contains Arts and Crafts Movement
9780024708908 | 2 edition (Prentice Hall, June 1, 1976), cover price $19.20 | also contains Arts and Crafts Movement

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