Popular Culture in American History

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Jim Cullen
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 1, 2013 - History - 296 pages

The second edition of Popular Culture in American History updates the text for a contemporary readership and explores academic developments in this area of study over the last decade.

  • Fully revised second edition with over 50 percent new material
  • Compact and classroom-friendly format
  • Includes the best writing on popular culture from the 1970s onwards
  • Essays examine pivotal moments, issues, and genres in American popular culture, from the ‘penny press’ to the Internet

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About the author (2013)

Jim Cullen is Chair of the high-profile Fieldston School in New York, and a book review editor for the History News Network. His published works include The Civil War Era: An Anthology of Sources (with L. Cullen-Sizer, Wiley-Blackwell, 2005), Essaying the Past: How to Read, Write and Think About History, Second Edition (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), and Sensing the Past: Hollywood Stars and Historical Visions (2013).

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