American Popular Culture: A Guide to the Reference by Frank W. Hoffmann

By Frank W. Hoffmann

Prepared by means of varieties of info resources, the publication selectively covers courses to the literature of pop culture, together with normal and topic encyclopedias; topic dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental resources (e.g., periodicals, examine facilities, associations). each one part is prepared via topic: normal; well known arts (e.g., tune, high-quality arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral culture; and fads, occasions, developments, and different social phenomena. Selective instead of entire, the publication deals entries with descriptive and occasionally evaluative annotations. crucial as a study software in educational and public libraries, this consultant may also be precious in assortment improvement.

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1991 Linguistics: A Guide to the Reference Literature. By Anna L. DeMiller. 1992 Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror. By Michael Burgess. 1994 The Performing Arts: A Guide to the Reference Literature. By Linda Keir Simons. 1995 American Popular Culture: A Guide to the Reference Literature. By Frank W. Hoffmann. 1995 American Military History. By Daniel K. Blewett. Page iii American Popular Culture A Guide to the Reference Literature Frank W. Hoffmann 1995 Libraries Unlimited, Inc.

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Volumes Page xvi Notes 1. Marshall Fishwick. Popular Culture and the Expanding Consciousness, edited by Ray Browne. New York: Wiley, 1973. p. 40. 2. Ray Browne, ed. Popular Culture and the Expanding Consciousness. New York: Wiley, 1973. p. 6. 3. Patricia Glass Schuman. "Vanishing Act: The Collapse of America's Libraries," USA Today. 121:2566 (July 1992) 11. 4. Don Roberts. , Mr. Librarian," Library Journal (November 15, 1970) 30. Note that networking with collectors and other popular culture enthusiastsincluding some academicshas been invaluable in fleshing out many of the subgenre categories.

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