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Gary Mcdonogh “Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture"
Routledge | 2001-01-22 | ISBN: 0415161614 | 800 pages | PDF | 6,5 MB
This unique new title in the acclaimed Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture series offers a wide definition of culture--including age groups, cities, civil rights, consumption, ethnicity, production, sports, technology and transportation alongside film, literature, music and visual arts. Entries give contextual information as well as factual details and coverage spans from the End of World War II to the present day.
The 1200+ entries include:
affirmative action * Baby Boom * James Baldwin * Beat generation * censorship * coffee houses * disaster movies * Brett Easton Ellis * environmentalism * freedom/liberty * Gap (The) * homelessness * homophobia * individualism * internet * Ivy League * Quincy Jones * jukeboxes * Levittown * Liberace * life cycles * malls * marijuana * Eugene McCarthy * Microsoft * migration * minorities and television * National Rifle Association [NRA] * old age * Sylvia Plath * quinceanos * racial profiling * refugees * Roe vs. Wade * Scientology * sitcoms * soap operas * strikes * suicide * teenagers * Times Square * Time Warner * tipping * unions * Vietnam War * volleyball * White flight * yuppies * and many more...
Consultant editors: Sandra Gilchrist, University of South Florida; Rick Halpern, University College, London; Gail Henson, Bellarmine College, Louisville; James Kraus, Stony Point; Dewar Macleod, University of Montclair; Ed Miller, City University of New York Randall Miller, Saint Joseph's University; Enrique Sacerio-Gari, Bryn Mawr College
Includes extensive cross-referencing and a thematic contents list with suggestions for further reading and index.
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