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Product Description: Book by Rice, Kym S.

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9780895268426 | Gateway Books, September 1, 1983, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by Rice, Kym S.

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Product Description: This book should be of interest to students of communication and media studies.

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9780415007153 | Routledge, December 1, 1988, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: An analysis of the popular appeal and opposition of Thatcher and Reagan, providing a historical and cultural background to events such as the Libyan bombing.

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9780415007160 | Methuen, December 1, 1988, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: This book should be of interest to students of communication and media studies.

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A critical history of American burlesque traces its social, demographic, and cultural changes

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9780807819609 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, May 1, 1991, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: A critical history of American burlesque traces its social, demographic, and cultural changes

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9780807843161 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, May 1, 1991, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A critical history of American burlesque traces its social, demographic, and cultural changes

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Product Description: First printing. 9" x 11 1/2" hardcover. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. Rubs to the dust jacket's spine tips and corners.

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9780826207821 | Univ of Missouri Pr, September 1, 1991, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: First printing.

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Product Description: Celebrating the lively dance music that draws together generations of Polish Americans, "Polka Happiness" captures the energy, excitement, and shared sense of belonging embodied in polka sociability. With rich descriptive material and 150 historical and contemporary illustrations, the book focuses on the musicians, the fans and the cultural institutions that keep the polka party going...read more

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9780877228196 | Temple Univ Pr, October 1, 1992, cover price $43.50 | About this edition: Celebrating the lively dance music that draws together generations of Polish Americans, "Polka Happiness" captures the energy, excitement, and shared sense of belonging embodied in polka sociability.

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9781566394628 | Reprint edition (Temple Univ Pr, March 1, 1996), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Celebrating the lively dance music that draws together generations of Polish Americans, "Polka Happiness" captures the energy, excitement, and shared sense of belonging embodied in polka sociability.

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Product Description: "The future is certain," according to an old Soviet joke, "it is only the past that is unpredictable." But it is not solely in totalitarian societies that the past is contested terrain. Disagreements about the meaning and significance of past events and people have been part of the landscape in our own society from its inception...read more

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9780195082968 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 3, 1993, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: "The future is certain," according to an old Soviet joke, "it is only the past that is unpredictable.

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9780195082975 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 3, 1993, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "The future is certain," according to an old Soviet joke, "it is only the past that is unpredictable.

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Product Description: Is football an athletic contest or a social event? Is it a game of skill, a test of manhood, or merely an organized brawl? Michael Oriard, a former professional player, asks these and other intriguing questions in Reading Football, the first contemporary book about football's formative years...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780807820834 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Looks at the early newspaper accounts of football, and argues that football came to embody ideals of order, teamwork, and manliness

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9780807847510 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Is football an athletic contest or a social event?

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Portrays various Hollywood celebrities with American presidents

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9780922233106 | Blast Books, February 1, 1994, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Portrays various Hollywood celebrities with American presidents

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9780922233090 | Blast Books, February 1, 1994, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Portrays various Hollywood celebrities with American presidents

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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

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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 .

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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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Title: From Tupelo to Woodstock: Youth, Race, and Rock-And-Roll in America 1954-1969 (view table of contents)

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9780787280062 | 2 revised edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, January 1, 2001), cover price $45.95
9780787251222 | 2nd rev edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, July 1, 1998), cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Title: From Tupelo to Woodstock: Youth, Race, and Rock-And-Roll in America 1954-1969
9780787209995 | 2nd edition (Kendall Hunt Pub Co, July 1, 1995), cover price $28.95

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A revisionist history of North America from 1492 to the present combines photos, text, and maps to reveal many forgotten facts that shaped American heritage. 15,000 first printing. $10,000 ad/promo.

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9780805035254 | Henry Holt & Co, September 1, 1995, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A revisionist history of North America from 1492 to the present combines photos, text, and maps to reveal many forgotten facts that shaped American heritage

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The author takes readers on a tour of his personal museum of natural oddities and optical illusions as he explores the imaginative origins of art and science, in a work nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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9780679439981 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, October 1, 1995), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: The author takes readers on a tour of his personal museum of natural oddities and optical illusions as he explores the imaginative origins of art and science

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9780679764892 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 1, 1996), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author takes readers on a tour of his personal museum of natural oddities and optical illusions as he explores the imaginative origins of art and science

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Product Description: Cheerleading has become a staple in American culture. The cheerleader straddles two contradictory symbolic poles. This individual is an instantly recognized figure representing youthful attractiveness, leadership, and popularity. Yet, for many, the cheerleader is seen as epitomizing mindless enthusiasm, shallow boosterism, and objectified sexuality...read more

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9780879726799 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, January 1, 1996, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Cheerleading has become a staple in American culture.

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9780879726805 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, March 1, 1996, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Cheerleading has become a staple in American culture.

Book by Barker, Martin, Sabin, Roger

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9780030235344, titled "Nmr Spect Anal Cdrom T/a Exp.Org:Mini2E" | 2 edition (Brooks/Cole Pub Co, December 1, 1997), cover price $27.95 | also contains Nmr Spect Anal Cdrom T/a Exp.Org:Mini2E
9780878058587 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 1, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Book by Barker, Martin, Sabin, Roger

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9780878058594 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, April 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: How media versions of Cooper's classic frontier novel have perpetuated the myth of "America.

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Presents a study of baseball card collecting in the upper Midwest from the late 1980s into the 1990s

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9780816628704 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: Presents a study of baseball card collecting in the upper Midwest from the late 1980s into the 1990s

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9780816628711 | Univ of Minnesota Pr, March 1, 1997, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: Presents a study of baseball card collecting in the upper Midwest from the late 1980s into the 1990s

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Product Description: This intriguing anthology brings together a broad range of critical essays on girls’ series fiction from established scholars such as Chamberlain, Johnson, and Romalov, along with emerging scholars Katrine Poe, Maureen Reed, and Deborah Siegel...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Sherrie A. Inness (editor)

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9780879727352 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1997, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: This intriguing anthology brings together a broad range of critical essays on girls’ series fiction from established scholars such as Chamberlain, Johnson, and Romalov, along with emerging scholars Katrine Poe, Maureen Reed, and Deborah Siegel.

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9780879727369 | Popular Pr of Bowling Green State, June 1, 1997, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This intriguing anthology brings together a broad range of critical essays on girls’ series fiction from established scholars such as Chamberlain, Johnson, and Romalov, along with emerging scholars Katrine Poe, Maureen Reed, and Deborah Siegel.

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Product Description: The essays in Turning the Century make a significant contribution to our understanding of America's love affairs with novelty and the mass media. The essays also show that neither the current communications revolution nor the response to it is unprecedented...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Carol A. Stabile (editor)

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9780813368207 | Westview Pr, August 20, 2000, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: The essays in Turning the Century make a significant contribution to our understanding of America's love affairs with novelty and the mass media.

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Product Description: Examines a wide variety of cultural and technological phenomena that have helped shape American popular culture over the last 150 years. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791447130 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $58.50 | About this edition: Examines a wide variety of cultural and technological phenomena that have helped shape American popular culture over the last 150 years.

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9780791447147 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Does technology alter our ways of being in and perceiving the world, or does it merely serve as a conduit for predetermined patterns of culture?

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Product Description: We take reputations for granted. Believing in the bad and the good natures of our notorious or illustrious forebears is part of our shared national heritage. Yet we are largely ignorant of how such reputations came to be, who was instrumental in creating them, and why...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226249407 | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 15, 2001, cover price $92.00 | About this edition: We take reputations for granted.

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9780226249414 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: We take reputations for granted.

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Product Description: Please do not hesitate to contact us for any inquiry. Money back guarantee for every item in our inventory. Your order will be delivered in 2-10 business days. We will provide tracking information. If you order a used book, it may or may not have companion materials...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780816519835 | Univ of Arizona Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Please do not hesitate to contact us for any inquiry.

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Offers a guide to the locations of significant popular culture events, including the crash of the Hindenburg, the 'Saturday Night Fever' disco, the first MacDonald's location, and the 'American Bandstand' studio.

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9781891661310 | Santa Monica Pr Llc, May 1, 2003, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Offers a guide to the locations of significant popular culture events, including the crash of the Hindenburg, the 'Saturday Night Fever' disco, the first MacDonald's location, and the 'American Bandstand' studio.

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Presents a close-up look at malls and their strong role in American culture, from their architectural design and alluring displays to the hidden security cameras and the illusions created to attract shoppers, in an instructive, historical view of American values, consumerism, and the myth surrounding the obsession with consumption. 15,000 first printing. (Business & Finance)

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9781588341525 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, September 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Presents a close-up look at malls and their strong role in American culture, from their architectural design and alluring displays to the hidden security cameras and the illusions created to attract shoppers, in an instructive, historical view of American values, consumerism, and the myth surrounding the obsession with consumption.

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Provides an entertaining and informative journey inside America's pop culture landmarks and events, including the salon where Marilyn Monroe first dyed her hair blonde and the birthplace of the hot fudge sundae, among other not-to-be-missed locales. Original.

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9781891661396 | Santa Monica Pr Llc, May 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Provides an entertaining and informative journey inside America's pop culture landmarks and events, including the salon where Marilyn Monroe first dyed her hair blonde and the birthplace of the hot fudge sundae, among other not-to-be-missed locales.

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Product Description: Elvis Presley Passed Here is an amazing portrait of the bizarre, shocking, weird, and wonderful moments that have come to define American popular culture. The follow-up to the critically acclaimed James Dean Died Here and Marilyn Monroe Dyed Here, this third collection of the locations where the most significant events in American popular culture took place offers a fully illustrated encyclopedic look at the most famous—and infamous—pop culture events, providing historical information on more than 600 landmarks as well as their exact locations (including, of course, the Los Angeles park where Elvis Presley and his entourage would organize spirited touch football games against other celebrities)...read more

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9781595800015 | Santa Monica Pr Llc, May 1, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Elvis Presley Passed Here is an amazing portrait of the bizarre, shocking, weird, and wonderful moments that have come to define American popular culture.

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