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Product Description: A brief survey of U.S. history since the end of World War II, focusing on popular beliefs, fears, and hopes that have shaped American culture and history over the last eight decades. Explores the ways in which the American people’s perceptions of power were as  significant as the realities of that power, and how popular beliefs shaped the events of post-WWII America Gives particular attention to mass media, the fine arts, and intellectual currents, exploring their role in American society Features “Culture Watch” chapter sidebars, which help students delve into particular classic works of American culture Intermixes political and social history along with cultural history to provide a comprehensive narrative...read more

Hardcover:

9781119027355 | Blackwell Pub, May 23, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: A brief survey of U.

Paperback:

9781119027348 | Reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, May 23, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: A brief survey of U.

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Product Description: A Short History of the Modern Media presents a concise history of the major media of the last 150 years, including print, stage, film, radio, television, sound recording, and the Internet. Offers a compact, teaching-friendly presentation of the history of mass media Features a discussion of works in popular culture that are well-known and easily available Presents a history of modern media that is strongly interdisciplinary in nature ...read more

Hardcover:

9781444351415 | Blackwell Pub, October 14, 2013, cover price $95.95 | About this edition: A Short History of the Modern Media presents a concise history of the major media of the last 150 years, including print, stage, film, radio, television, sound recording, and the Internet.

Paperback:

9781444351422 | Blackwell Pub, October 14, 2013, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: A Short History of the Modern Media presents a concise history of the major media of the last 150 years, including print, stage, film, radio, television, sound recording, and the Internet.

Popular Culture in American History collects the most widely cited and important writings on three hundred years of American popular culture. Each of the ten essays serves as a case study of a particular moment, issue, or form of popular culture, from seventeenth-century chapbooks to hip hop. Pedagogical features include further reading lists, contextualizing editorial introductions, discussion questions and chronologies of key events.
By Jim Cullen (editor)

Hardcover:

9780631219576 | Blackwell Pub, October 26, 2000, cover price $126.95 | About this edition: Popular Culture in American History collects the most widely cited and important writings on three hundred years of American popular culture.

Paperback:

9780470673652 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, March 25, 2013), cover price $44.95
9780631219583 | Blackwell Pub, October 26, 2000, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: Popular Culture in American History collects the most widely cited and important writings on three hundred years of American popular culture.

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Product Description: How do perceptions of the past--not just of particular events, but of the trajectory of history as a whole--shape our experience of the world? Sensing the Past tackles this question with an unlikely source of historical insight--the work of six major Hollywood stars: Clint Eastwood, Daniel Day-Lewis, Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, and Jodie Foster...read more

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9780199927647 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 9, 2013, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: How do perceptions of the past--not just of particular events, but of the trajectory of history as a whole--shape our experience of the world?

Paperback:

9780199927661 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 9, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: How do perceptions of the past--not just of particular events, but of the trajectory of history as a whole--shape our experience of the world?

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Product Description: The second edition of Essaying the Past features a variety of updates and enhancements to further its standing as an indispensible resource to all aspects of researching and writing historical essays. Includes expert advice on writing about history, conducting good research, and learning how to think analytically Includes a new chapter addressing common situations that represent steps in the transition from a rough first draft to a final version Covers important topics such as framing questions, developing a strong introduction and topic sentences, choosing good evidence, and the crucial role of revision Includes an annotated case study that takes the reader through one student’s process of writing an essay, illustrating how strategies in the text can be successfully implemented New edition features updates to cultural references, a newly written preface, and reorganized table of contents ...read more

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9781405182782 | Blackwell Pub, February 9, 2009, cover price $76.95 | About this edition: Part research manual, part study guide, and part introduction to the study of history, Essaying the Past guides the reader through the nuts and bolts of producing good historical prose, offering key strategies and useful tips.

Paperback:

9781444351408 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, July 10, 2012), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The second edition of Essaying the Past features a variety of updates and enhancements to further its standing as an indispensible resource to all aspects of researching and writing historical essays.
9781405182799 | Blackwell Pub, February 17, 2009, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Part research manual, part study guide, and part introduction to the study of history, Essaying the Past guides the reader through the nuts and bolts of producing good historical prose, offering key strategies and useful tips.

Miscellaneous:

9781444356779 | Blackwell Pub, September 13, 2011, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: Biological control of weeds has been practiced for over 100 years and Australia has been a leader in this weed management technique. The classical example of control of prickly pears in Australia by the cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum, which was imported from the Americas, helped to set the future for biocontrol of weeds in many countries...read more
By Jim Cullen (editor)

Hardcover:

9780643099937 | Csiro, June 30, 2012, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: Biological control of weeds has been practiced for over 100 years and Australia has been a leader in this weed management technique.

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Product Description: In this clever portrait of the American presidency, Jim Cullen takes ten presidents down from their pedestals by examining key missteps in their careers--and how they transcended them. Examples include Abraham Lincoln smearing a preacher and rediscovering his religious vision in emancipating slaves; Lyndon Johnson's electoral fraud in his 1948 Senate race and his role in the signing of the Voting Rights Act; and Ronald Reagan's subversion of the Constitution in the Iran-Contra affair and affirmation of world peace in helping bring about the end of the Cold War...read more

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9781403975133 | St Martins Pr, March 20, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A lighthearted portrait of the American presidency reveals the ways in which political faux pas or snafus committed by or aimed at presidents can have history-altering consequences.

Paperback:

9780230605787 | Griffin, June 24, 2008, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: In this clever portrait of the American presidency, Jim Cullen takes ten presidents down from their pedestals by examining key missteps in their careers--and how they transcended them.

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Product Description: Moving beyond the biographical and journalistic approaches of most writing on Bruce Springsteen, Born in the U.S.A. was the first major work of cultural criticism to situate Springsteen’s work in the broader sweep of American history—the heir of Walt Whitman and Woody Guthrie, Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King...read more

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9780060187804, titled "Born in the U.S.A: Bruce Springsteen and the American Tradition" | Harpercollins, June 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A critical study of the cultural significance of the life, words, and music of Bruce Springsteen argues that the singer represents the traditional values of hard work, family, and compassion for the less fortunate
9780788193446, titled "Born in the U.S.A: Bruce Springsteen and the American Tradition" | Diane Pub Co, April 1, 1997, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Springsteen's status as a pop icon is indisputable, but he is a potent cultural icon as well.

Paperback:

9780819567611 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, June 14, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Moving beyond the biographical and journalistic approaches of most writing on Bruce Springsteen, Born in the U.
9780060929114 | Reprint edition (Perennial, June 1, 1998), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A critical study of the cultural significance of the life, words, and music of Bruce Springsteen argues that the singer represents the traditional values of hard work, family, and compassion for the less fortunate

There is an extraordinary range of material in this anthology, from Lincoln’s Gettysburg address to a contemporary account of a visit from the Ku Klux Klan. The primary sources reproduced are both visual and written, and the secondary materials present a remarkable breadth and quality of relevant scholarship. Contains an extensive selection of writings and illustrations on the American Civil War Reflects society and culture as well as the politics and key battles of the Civil War Reproduces and links primary and secondary sources to encourage exploration of the material Includes editorial introductions and study questions to aid understanding
By Jim Cullen (editor)

Hardcover:

9781405106900 | Blackwell Pub, February 4, 2005, cover price $152.95 | About this edition: There is an extraordinary range of material in this anthology, from Lincoln’s Gettysburg address to a contemporary account of a visit from the Ku Klux Klan.

Paperback:

9781405106917 | Blackwell Pub, February 4, 2005, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: There is an extraordinary range of material in this anthology, from Lincoln’s Gettysburg address to a contemporary account of a visit from the Ku Klux Klan.

Miscellaneous:

9780470759110 | Blackwell Pub, April 11, 2005, cover price $125.95

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Product Description: Are You a Cynical Beginner? You may not have a Ph.D. in history, but you already know -- or can readily believe -- that Columbus didn't exactly "discover" America. Or that the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence was a slaveholder...read more

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9780595343423 | Iuniverse Inc, March 31, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Are You a Cynical Beginner?

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Product Description: "The American Dream" is one of the most familiar and resonant phrases in our national lexicon, so familiar that we seldom pause to ask its origin, its history, or what it actually means. In this fascinating short history, Jim Cullen explores the meaning of the American Dream, or rather the several American Dreams that have both reflected and shaped American identity from the Pilgrims to the present...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780195158212 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 6, 2003, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Traces 'the American Dreams' that have transcended history, inluding religious freedom, political freedom.

Paperback:

9780195173253 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 14, 2004, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: "The American Dream" is one of the most familiar and resonant phrases in our national lexicon, so familiar that we seldom pause to ask its origin, its history, or what it actually means.

Product Description: Popular culture (PC) has been a powerful force in the U.S., connecting disparate & even hostile constituencies. The novels of the late 18th & early 19th cent., the theater & minstrel shows of the mid-19th cent., movies, & the intro...read more

Paperback:

9780756791063 | Updated edition (Diane Pub Co, October 30, 2002), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Popular culture (PC) has been a powerful force in the U.

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Product Description: "Cullen's strength comes from his understanding of how the different strands of American society intertwine in imaginative, unpredictable ways ... The shape and vitality of pop culture's next era will depend, at least in part, on commentators like Cullen...read more

Hardcover:

9781583670651 | 2 edition (Monthly Review Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: "Cullen's strength comes from his understanding of how the different strands of American society intertwine in imaginative, unpredictable ways .
9780853459194 | Monthly Review Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: "Cullen's strength comes from his understanding of how the different strands of American society intertwine in imaginative, unpredictable ways .

Paperback:

9781583670644 | 2 edition (Monthly Review Pr, October 1, 2002), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: "Cullen's strength comes from his understanding of how the different strands of American society intertwine in imaginative, unpredictable ways .
9780853459200 | Monthly Review Pr, June 1, 1995, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "Cullen's strength comes from his understanding of how the different strands of American society intertwine in imaginative, unpredictable ways .

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Product Description: From early settlers to urbanites, indigenous peoples to immigrants, citizens to consumers, and politicians to popular culture icons, the American Dream means many things to many people. Inherent in its story is the complex tale of the rise of Catholicism in this country and its relationship to the American Dream...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9781580510936 | Sheed & Ward, June 1, 2001, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: From early settlers to urbanites, indigenous peoples to immigrants, citizens to consumers, and politicians to popular culture icons, the American Dream means many things to many people.

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Product Description: In The Civil War in Popular Culture, Jim Cullen explores popular interpretations of the war during the twentieth century, in the process revealing much about the cultural legacy of that conflict. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780788150388 | Diane Pub Co, July 1, 1995, cover price $20.00
9781560984597 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, March 1, 1995, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Book by Jim Cullen

Paperback:

9781560986874 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In The Civil War in Popular Culture, Jim Cullen explores popular interpretations of the war during the twentieth century, in the process revealing much about the cultural legacy of that conflict.

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