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Product Description: The success of Disneyland as the world's first permanent, commercially viable theme park sparked the creation of a number of other parks throughout the world, from Florida to Japan, France, and Hong Kong. But the impact of Disneyland is not confined to the theme park arena...read more

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9780786443727 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 23, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The success of Disneyland as the world's first permanent, commercially viable theme park sparked the creation of a number of other parks throughout the world, from Florida to Japan, France, and Hong Kong.

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Product Description:     Trick-or-treating. Flower girls. Bedtime stories. Bar and bat mitvah. In a nation of increasing ethnic, familial, and technological complexity, the patterns of children's lives both persist and evolve. This book considers how such events shape identity and transmit cultural norms, asking such questions as:     * How do immigrant families negotiate between old traditions and new?    * What does it mean when children engage in ritual insults and sick jokes?      * How does playing with dolls reflect and construct feelings of racial identity?      * Whatever happened to the practice of going to the Saturday matinee to see a Western?    * What does it mean for a child to be (in the words of one bride) "flower-girl material"?  How does that role        cement a girl's bond to her family and initiate her into society?      * What is the function of masks and costumes, and why do children yearn for these accoutrements of disguise?    Rituals and Patterns in Children's Lives suggests the manifold ways in which America's children come to know their society and themselves...read more

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9780299208301 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, January 31, 2006, cover price $45.00 | About this edition:     Trick-or-treating.

Compiles interviews and profiles of Walt Disney from the late 1920s to the late 1960s, tracing his entire career and revealing how he viewed his works as shapers of popular culture.

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9781578067121 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 2006, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Compiles interviews and profiles of Walt Disney from the late 1920s to the late 1960s, tracing his entire career and revealing how he viewed his works as shapers of popular culture.

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9781578067138 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Compiles interviews and profiles of Walt Disney from the late 1920s to the late 1960s, tracing his entire career and revealing how he viewed his works as shapers of popular culture.

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Product Description: When Life magazine unveiled its list of the one hundred most influential Americans of the 20th century, the selection committee was guided by one question: How would our lives be different if each of the honorees did not live? Not surprisingly, Walt Disney made the list...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780313258985 | Greenwood Pub Group, April 1, 1993, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: When Life magazine unveiled its list of the one hundred most influential Americans of the 20th century, the selection committee was guided by one question: How would our lives be different if each of the honorees did not live?

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