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Product Description: This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture. It examines how images of celebrity moms playing versions of themselves on reality television, social media, gossip sites, and self-branded retail outlets negotiate the complex demands of postfeminism and the current fashion for heroic, labor intensive parenting...read more

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9781138640382 | Routledge, August 8, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: This book analyzes the intersections of celebrity, self-branding, and "mommy" culture.

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Product Description: The first volume to examine the iconic Elizabeth Taylor in this light, Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption paints Taylor as the seminal representation of “celebrity.” A figure of enormous charisma and cultural sway, she intrigued a global audience with her marriages and extra-marital improprieties, as well as her extravagant jewelry, her never-ending illnesses, her dependency on alcohol, and her perplexing friendship with Michael Jackson...read more

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9781628920703 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 25, 2016, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: The first volume to examine the iconic Elizabeth Taylor in this light, Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption paints Taylor as the seminal representation of “celebrity.

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9781628920697 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 25, 2016, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The first volume to examine the iconic Elizabeth Taylor in this light, Elizabeth Taylor: A Private Life for Public Consumption paints Taylor as the seminal representation of “celebrity.

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Product Description: Celebrity culture, health care, and travel attract attention in America’s media-saturated society. These worlds curiously intersect in the study of medical tourism. Although the US touts some of the finest and best-known medical facilities in the world, many jet-setting A-list celebrities, who can well afford the finest of health care, seek treatment far away from home, popularizing international sites, physicians, and procedures...read more

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9780739186879 | Lexington Books, December 24, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Celebrity culture, health care, and travel attract attention in America’s media-saturated society.

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Product Description: ‘Presumed intimacy’ refers to a relationship that requires instant trust, confidence, disclosure and the recognition of vulnerability. Chris Rojek investigates the impact of relationships of ‘presumed intimacy’, where audiences form strong identifications with mediated others, whether they be celebrities, political personae or online friends...read more

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9780745671109 | Polity Pr, December 30, 2015, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: ‘Presumed intimacy’ refers to a relationship that requires instant trust, confidence, disclosure and the recognition of vulnerability.

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9780745671116 | Polity Pr, December 30, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: ‘Presumed intimacy’ refers to a relationship that requires instant trust, confidence, disclosure and the recognition of vulnerability.

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Product Description: Companion to Celebrity presents a multi-disciplinary collection of original essays that explore myriad issues relating to the origins, evolution, and current trends in the field of celebrity studies. Offers a detailed, systematic, and clear presentation of all aspects of celebrity studies, with a structure that carefully build its enquiry Draws on the latest scholarly developments in celebrity analyses Presents new and provocative ways of exploring celebrity’s meanings and textures Considers the revolutionary ways in which new social media have impacted on the production and consumption of celebrity ...read more
By Sean Redmond (editor)

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9781118475010 | Blackwell Pub, December 14, 2015, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: Companion to Celebrity presents a multi-disciplinary collection of original essays that explore myriad issues relating to the origins, evolution, and current trends in the field of celebrity studies.

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Product Description: Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of "body work."Winner of the 2016 Outstanding Book Award presented by the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender (OSCLG)The requirements of “good” motherhood used to primarily involve the care of children, but now contemporary mothers are also pressured to become bikini-ready immediately postpartum...read more

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9781438459011 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of "body work.

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9781438459004 | State Univ of New York Pr, September 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Argues that expectations for mothering include a new core principle of “body work.

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Product Description: Sensuality uninhibited.Behind the scenes look at one of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s favorite women.Captured by Emma Dunlavey.Over a decade's worth of fly-on-the-wall style reportage.Fun, sexy handwritten prose by Pamela expressing herself freely within the images...read more
By Emma Dunlavey (photographer)

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9781942952077 | Benbella Books, September 1, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Sensuality uninhibited.

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Product Description: Celebrity culture surrounds us. We are inundated with information about actors and actresses, athletes, musicians, and others who have become famous or infamous. Although we never will likely meet or get to know them, our interest in them seems boundless...read more

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9781442243125 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 6, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Celebrity culture surrounds us.

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Product Description: We follow celebrities on Twitter and Facebook, watch them on television, and read about them in supermarket checkout lines. Our relationship with celebrities has never been so immediate. Their personal trials are news headlines and water cooler talk...read more

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9780786479719 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 27, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: We follow celebrities on Twitter and Facebook, watch them on television, and read about them in supermarket checkout lines.

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Product Description: "Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
By Noah Berlatsky (editor)

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9780737772470 | Greenhaven Pr, May 18, 2015, cover price $33.80 | About this edition: "Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials.

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9780737772463 | Greenhaven Pr, May 18, 2015, cover price $48.80 | About this edition: "Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials.

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Product Description: In 2008, Katy Perry roared her way to singing stardom. Since then, she has become both a performing powerhouse and a business sensation. This is the story of how she achieved success both on and off the stage.

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9781502600424 | Cavendish Square, January 1, 2015, cover price $12.93

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9781502600400 | Cavendish Square, January 1, 2015, cover price $31.36 | About this edition: In 2008, Katy Perry roared her way to singing stardom.

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Product Description: Hollywood stars have always furthered fashion's cause of seducing the masses into buying designers' clothes by acting as living billboards. Now, red carpet celebrities are no longer content to just advertise and are putting their names on labels that reflect the image they-or their stylists-created...read more
By Xe Sands (narrator)

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9781622315352 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, October 9, 2014), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Hollywood stars have always furthered fashion's cause of seducing the masses into buying designers' clothes by acting as living billboards.

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Product Description: A fascinating chronicle of how celebrity has inundated the world of fashion, realigning the forces that drive both the styles we covet and the bottom lines of the biggest names in luxury apparel. From Coco Chanel’s iconic tweed suits to the miniskirt’s surprising comeback in the late 1980s, fashion houses reigned for decades as the arbiters of style and dictators of trends...read more

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9781592408146 | Avery Pub Group, October 9, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A fascinating chronicle of how celebrity has inundated the world of fashion, realigning the forces that drive both the styles we covet and the bottom lines of the biggest names in luxury apparel.

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Product Description: Before Sigmund Freud made dreams the cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and casual conversation. In this innovative book, highly regarded historian Andrew Burstein goes back for the first time to discover what we can learn about the lives and emotions of Americans, from colonial times to the beginning of the modern age...read more

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9781137278272 | St Martins Pr, May 28, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Before Sigmund Freud made dreams the cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and casual conversation.

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9781137279163 | Reprint edition (Griffin, June 3, 2014), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Before Sigmund Freud made dreams the cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and casual conversation.

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Product Description: From Gough Whitlam and Donald Bradman to Fred Hollows, Margaret Olley, and Saint Mary MacKillop, and from explorers to scientists, businesspeople, artists, politicians, and writers, this book celebrates the many Australians that have made this country the great nation it is today...read more

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9780857980205, titled "Australia's Greatest People & Their Achievements" | Random House Australia, February 1, 2014, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: From Gough Whitlam and Donald Bradman to Fred Hollows, Margaret Olley, and Saint Mary MacKillop, and from explorers to scientists, businesspeople, artists, politicians, and writers, this book celebrates the many Australians that have made this country the great nation it is today.

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Product Description: History is about much more than dusty books, dreary dates, and long-forgotten battles. History is also about sex appeal! Historical Heartthrobs compiles photos and life stories of 50 of the sexiest men and women from history and asks the essential question: Would you really want to date them? Consider George Sand, for instance...read more
By Hallie Fryd (contributor)

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9781936976102 | Zest Books, January 7, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: History is about much more than dusty books, dreary dates, and long-forgotten battles.

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Product Description: Lady Gaga represents both the height of celebrity and a disruption of the norms surrounding the social position. This book charts the way the pop star manages the celebrity persona in her relationships with her fans, the development of her gender identity, her parodying of other celebrities, and her navigation of the legal and economic system that make up the music industry...read more

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9780786474752 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 25, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Lady Gaga represents both the height of celebrity and a disruption of the norms surrounding the social position.

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Product Description: Beginning in the mid-2000s, celebrity gossip blogs exploded into the media market, challenging the traditional dominance of print tabloids as the primary space of celebrity dish and reconfiguring the audience’s role in celebrity culture...read more

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9781433118074 | 2 edition (Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 28, 2013), cover price $139.95 | About this edition: Beginning in the mid-2000s, celebrity gossip blogs exploded into the media market, challenging the traditional dominance of print tabloids as the primary space of celebrity dish and reconfiguring the audience’s role in celebrity culture.

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9781433118067 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, March 28, 2013, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: Beginning in the mid-2000s, celebrity gossip blogs exploded into the media market, challenging the traditional dominance of print tabloids as the primary space of celebrity dish and reconfiguring the audience’s role in celebrity culture.

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Product Description: Combining a diverse range of case studies with discussion between leading scholars in star studies and transnational cinema, this book analyzes stars as sites of cross-cultural contestation and the essays in this collection explore how the plasticity of stars helps disparate peoples manage the shifting ideologies of a transnational world...read more

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9781137268273 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 21, 2013, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Combining a diverse range of case studies with discussion between leading scholars in star studies and transnational cinema, this book analyzes stars as sites of cross-cultural contestation and the essays in this collection explore how the plasticity of stars helps disparate peoples manage the shifting ideologies of a transnational world.

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Product Description: In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded by entertainment stars, billionaires, and activist NGOs (e.g. Bob Geldof, Bono, Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Bill Gates, George Soros, Save Darfur, Medeçins Sans Frontières)...read more

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9780415783392 | Routledge, December 4, 2012, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded by entertainment stars, billionaires, and activist NGOs (e.

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Product Description: "Ken Gross is one of the premiere auto writers in the United States. This is a terrific book... a great Father's Day gift and a great read." - Jay LenoCars and rock ‘n roll have always gone hand in hand. Whether it’s a garage band piling into some decrepit rig to get to the next gig or a killer guitar riff blasting from a Mustang, rock ‘n roll keeps us moving when we’re behind the wheel...read more
By Tom Cotter, Ken Gross and Michael Alan Ross (photographer)

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9780760342497 | Motorbooks Intl, November 19, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: "Ken Gross is one of the premiere auto writers in the United States.

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Product Description: In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded by entertainment stars, billionaires, and activist NGOs (e.g. Bob Geldof, Bono, Angelina Jolie, Madonna, Bill Gates, George Soros, Save Darfur, Medeçins Sans Frontières)...read more

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9780415783385 | Routledge, December 5, 2012, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: In the last two decades especially, we have witnessed the rise of ‘celebrity’ forms of global humanitarianism and charity work, spearheaded by entertainment stars, billionaires, and activist NGOs (e.

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Product Description: Provides profiles of six famous people whose lives were cut short, discussing their backgrounds, careers, and tragic deaths.

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9781617834790, titled "Lives Cut Short: Library Edition" | Essential Library, August 1, 2012, cover price $213.84 | About this edition: Provides profiles of six famous people whose lives were cut short, discussing their backgrounds, careers, and tragic deaths.

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Product Description: “The Style Mentors is a vibrant new take on fashion and style.”—Francisco Costa, Women’s Creative Director, Calvin Klein CollectionIn The Style Mentors, fashion authority Elyssa Dimant profiles more than 80 famous contemporary women with great style, offering fashion-conscious women role models for the here and now...read more

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9780061992186 | Harper Design Intl, October 23, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: “The Style Mentors is a vibrant new take on fashion and style.

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