Continuities in Popular Culture: The Present in the Past & the Past in the Present and Future
Ray Broadus Browne, Ronald J. Ambrosetti
Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1993 - Social Science - 268 pages
The humanities are the strongest dynamic that runs from the past into the future. Throughout history, except for the past one hundred fifty years, the strongest element in the humanities has been the culture of the folk. Now it is the everyday culture of a democratic society—popular culture, a key to people’s understanding themselves and their society. These sixteen essays by leading popular culture scholars demonstrate how elements in our everyday life flourished in the past, came to flower today, and will continue to shape us in the future.
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