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Product Description: Letting ordinary people speak for themselves, this book uses primary documents to highlight daily life among Americans―Union and Confederate, black and white, soldier and civilian―during the Civil War and Reconstruction.• Original materials from a wide range of sources, including letters, diaries, newspaper editorials, journal articles, and book chapters• Detailed background for each of the 48 featured documents, placing the experiences and opinions of the authors into historical contex...read more

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9780313377402 | Greenwood Pub Group, September 13, 2011, cover price $87.00 | About this edition: Letting ordinary people speak for themselves, this book uses primary documents to highlight daily life among Americans―Union and Confederate, black and white, soldier and civilian―during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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Product Description: Author and educator Ray Browne combined interests in folklore, literature, and American Studies into a groundbreaking approach to the study of the humanities and social sciences, a field which eventually came to be known as Popular Culture Studies...read more
By Ray B. Browne and Ben Urish (editor)

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9780786441624 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 11, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Author and educator Ray Browne combined interests in folklore, literature, and American Studies into a groundbreaking approach to the study of the humanities and social sciences, a field which eventually came to be known as Popular Culture Studies.

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Product Description: In countries around the world, the rise of class divisions and unbridled capitalism are changing the conventional definitions of art and esthetics. Historically, the philanthropy of the elite has played a leading role in supporting, funding, and distributing artistic works...read more
By Ray B. Browne (editor)

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9780786439447 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 30, 2009, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In countries around the world, the rise of class divisions and unbridled capitalism are changing the conventional definitions of art and esthetics.

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Product Description: 'Deeper understanding of history is enhanced by encasing it in art and interest. Crime fiction is one of the widest and most rapidly growing forms of literature. Historical crime fiction serves effectively the double purpose of entertaining while it teaches...read more

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9781847181268 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, March 1, 2007, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: 'Deeper understanding of history is enhanced by encasing it in art and interest.

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Product Description: The Civil War tore America apart. The ensuing era of Reconstruction sewed it back together. In this vivid look at the popular culture of the era, Browne and Kreiser examine how Americans coped with the trials and tribulations of this cataclysmic period...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313313257 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 30, 2003, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: The Civil War tore America apart.

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Product Description: Abraham Lincoln, both in his time and in ours, has always stood much taller than life. Well over a century after his assassination, Americans remain fascinated with the Civil War: what were the real issues over which it was fought, who were the actual people involved, and what the everyday life of those people was like...read more
By Ray B. Browne (editor)

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9780879727192 | 2 edition (Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1996), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Abraham Lincoln, both in his time and in ours, has always stood much taller than life.
9780879720353, titled "Lincoln Lore: Lincoln in the Popular Mind" | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1974, cover price $25.00

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9780879727208 | 2 sub edition (Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, December 1, 1996), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Abraham Lincoln, both in his time and in ours, has always stood much taller than life.

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Product Description: The essays in this collection, written by some of the leading scholars in Popular Culture Studies, turn the page on the new millennium to see what are the directions of approach and the opportunities to be gained in recognition of the compelling need for studies in everyday cultures...read more
By Ray B. Browne (editor) and Marshall William Fishwick (editor)

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9780879726898 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1995, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: The essays in this collection, written by some of the leading scholars in Popular Culture Studies, turn the page on the new millennium to see what are the directions of approach and the opportunities to be gained in recognition of the compelling need for studies in everyday cultures.

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9780879726904 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1995, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The essays in this collection, written by some of the leading scholars in Popular Culture Studies, turn the page on the new millennium to see what are the directions of approach and the opportunities to be gained in recognition of the compelling need for studies in everyday cultures.

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Product Description: The humanities are the strongest dynamic that runs from the past into the future. Throughout history, except for the past one hundred fifty years, the strongest element in the humanities has been the culture of the folk. Now it is the everyday culture of a democratic society—popular culture, a key to people’s understanding themselves and their society...read more

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9780879725921 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, August 1, 1993, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The humanities are the strongest dynamic that runs from the past into the future.

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9780879725938 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, August 1, 1993, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The humanities are the strongest dynamic that runs from the past into the future.

Product Description: Statistics indicate that more than half the population of America is illiterate or subliterate in the conventional sense, but very literate in other media such as television, sports, and leisure time activities. But statistics can lie or tell only half a fact...read more

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9780879725594 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, August 1, 1992, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Statistics indicate that more than half the population of America is illiterate or subliterate in the conventional sense, but very literate in other media such as television, sports, and leisure time activities.

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9780879725600 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, August 1, 1992, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Statistics indicate that more than half the population of America is illiterate or subliterate in the conventional sense, but very literate in other media such as television, sports, and leisure time activities.

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Product Description: The twenty essays in this effort to bring new vitality to the humanities range through fields familiar in life but unfamiliar in the humanities canon. They include leisure, folk cultures, material culture, pornography, comics, animal rights, Black studies, traveling, and, of course, the bugbear of academics, television...read more

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9780879725457 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1992, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The twenty essays in this effort to bring new vitality to the humanities range through fields familiar in life but unfamiliar in the humanities canon.

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9780879725464 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1992, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The twenty essays in this effort to bring new vitality to the humanities range through fields familiar in life but unfamiliar in the humanities canon.

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Product Description: This volume presents archeological studies in conjunction with cultural anthropological studies as a means to enhance popular culture studies. Scholar Malcolm K. Shuman points out that the study of archeology must be careful to chart the total human content of an artifact, because archeology “is a profoundly human (and humanizing) endeavor that cannot be divorced from the matrix of human life...read more
By Pat Browne (editor) and Ray B. Browne

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9780879725228, titled "Digging into Popular Culture: Theories and Methodologies in Archeology, Anthropology, and Other Fields" | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, November 1, 1991, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This volume presents archeological studies in conjunction with cultural anthropological studies as a means to enhance popular culture studies.

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Product Description: This volume presents archeological studies in conjunction with cultural anthropological studies as a means to enhance popular culture studies. Scholar Malcolm K. Shuman points out that the study of archeology must be careful to chart the total human content of an artifact, because archeology “is a profoundly human (and humanizing) endeavor that cannot be divorced from the matrix of human life...read more
By Pat Browne (editor) and Ray B. Browne

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9780879725211 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, November 1, 1991, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This volume presents archeological studies in conjunction with cultural anthropological studies as a means to enhance popular culture studies.

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Product Description: This collection provides a concentrated sampling of female detective stories from the Old Sleuth serials.

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9780879724764 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, December 1, 1990, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This collection provides a concentrated sampling of female detective stories from the Old Sleuth serials.

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Product Description: Book by Browne, Ray B., Fishwick, Marshall William

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9780879724818 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, May 1, 1990, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Book by Browne, Ray B.

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Product Description:     The history of the study of popular culture in American academia since its (re)introduction in 1967 is filled with misunderstanding and opposition. From the first, proponents of the study of this major portion of American culture made clear that they were interested in making popular culture a supplement to the usual courses in such fields as literature, sociology, history, philosophy, and the other humanities and social sciences; nobody proposed that study of popular culture replace the other disciplines, but many suggested that it was time to reexamine the accepted courses and see if they were still viable...read more

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9780879724528 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, July 1, 1989, cover price $17.95 | About this edition:     The history of the study of popular culture in American academia since its (re)introduction in 1967 is filled with misunderstanding and opposition.

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Product Description:     The history of the study of popular culture in American academia since its (re)introduction in 1967 is filled with misunderstanding and opposition. From the first, proponents of the study of this major portion of American culture made clear that they were interested in making popular culture a supplement to the usual courses in such fields as literature, sociology, history, philosophy, and the other humanities and social sciences; nobody proposed that study of popular culture replace the other disciplines, but many suggested that it was time to reexamine the accepted courses and see if they were still viable...read more

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9780879724511 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1989, cover price $34.95 | About this edition:     The history of the study of popular culture in American academia since its (re)introduction in 1967 is filled with misunderstanding and opposition.

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Product Description: Mystery fiction, although essentially the same in all its national varieties, nevertheless comes in several types and several wrappings.     The present study of American, Australian, and Canadian detective fiction concerns literature which speaks in the ways of heroes and humanities about the human condition...read more

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9780879723705 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, March 1, 1987, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Mystery fiction, although essentially the same in all its national varieties, nevertheless comes in several types and several wrappings.

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Product Description: Mystery fiction, although essentially the same in all its national varieties, nevertheless comes in several types and several wrappings.    The present study of American, Australian, and Canadian detective fiction concerns literature which speaks in the ways of heroes and humanities about the human condition...read more

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9780879723712 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, March 1, 1987, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Mystery fiction, although essentially the same in all its national varieties, nevertheless comes in several types and several wrappings.

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Product Description: The essays in this book trace many of the multitudinous forces at work on the Constitution and in the popular culture and show how the forces control and benefit each other. The subject is of profound importance and, beginning with these essays, needs to be studied at great length for the benefit of us all...read more

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9780879723385 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, July 1, 1986, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The essays in this book trace many of the multitudinous forces at work on the Constitution and in the popular culture and show how the forces control and benefit each other.

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Product Description: This volume examines the concept of taboos and tabooism and a dozen powerful ones in our society and suggests the control they exert on our everyday lives.
By Ray B. Browne (editor)

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9780879722555 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, October 1, 1984, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This volume examines the concept of taboos and tabooism and a dozen powerful ones in our society and suggests the control they exert on our everyday lives.

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9780879722562 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, September 1, 1984, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: This volume examines the concept of taboos and tabooism and a dozen powerful ones in our society and suggests the control they exert on our everyday lives.

Product Description: An investigation of society’s heroes during any time period will reveal the personnel deemed worthy of being emulated at that particular time by that particular society. There will be many old and time-tested figures, sometimes with new faces and new profiles; there will also be a mix of new faces...read more
By Ray B. Browne (editor)

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9780879722371 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1983, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An investigation of society’s heroes during any time period will reveal the personnel deemed worthy of being emulated at that particular time by that particular society.

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9780879722388 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1983, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An investigation of society’s heroes during any time period will reveal the personnel deemed worthy of being emulated at that particular time by that particular society.

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Product Description: This book demonstrates  the importance of the study of fetishes and fetishism in the study of popular culture. Some of the essays cover rather "conventional" manifestations in the world today; others demonstrate the fetishistic qualities of some unusual items...read more

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9780879721923 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, August 1, 1982, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This book demonstrates  the importance of the study of fetishes and fetishism in the study of popular culture.

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Product Description: This book demonstrates  the importance of the study of fetishes and fetishism in the study of popular culture. Some of the essays cover rather "conventional" manifestations in the world today; others demonstrate the fetishistic qualities of some unusual items...read more
By Ray B. Browne (editor)

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9780879721916 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, March 1, 1982, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This book demonstrates  the importance of the study of fetishes and fetishism in the study of popular culture.

This collection of essays examines various rituals and ceremonies in American popular culture, including architecture, religion, television viewing, humor, eating, and dancing.

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9780879721602 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1980, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays examines various rituals and ceremonies in American popular culture, including architecture, religion, television viewing, humor, eating, and dancing.

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9780879721619 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, January 1, 1981, cover price $14.95

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