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Consuming Japan

Popular Culture and the Globalizing of 1980s America

by Andrew C. McKevitt

<p>This insightful book explores the intense and ultimately fleeting moment in 1980s America when the future looked Japanese. Would Japan's remarkable post–World War II economic success enable the East Asian nation to overtake the United States?

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Consuming Religion

by Kathryn Lofton

<p>What are you drawn to like, to watch, or even to binge? What are you free to consume, and what do you become through consumption? These questions of desire and value, Kathryn Lofton argues, are questions for the study of religion. In eleven ...

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Consumption in China

How China's New Consumer Ideology is Shaping the Nation

by LiAnne Yu

<p>Consumption practices in China have been transformed at an unprecedented pace. Under Mao Zedong, the state controlled nearly all aspects of what people consumed, from everyday necessities to entertainment and the media; today, shoddy ...

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Contemporary Bate-bolas

The secret carnival of Rio de Janeiro

by Bruno Falcão

<p>The photographer Bruno Falc&atilde;o did his utmost to complete one beautiful work, came into slums to register some of the bate-bolas “gangs” leaving in there, he was approached by traffickers armed with rifle, he worked long to unravel the ...

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Contesting Views

The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

by Edward Welch & Joseph McGonagle

<p>Fifty years after Algerian independence, the legacy of France's Algerian past, and the ongoing complexities of the Franco-Algerian relationship, remain a key preoccupation in both countries. A central role in shaping understanding of their ...

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Contexts of Violence in Comics

by Ian Hague, Ian Horton & Nina Mickwitz

<p>This bookasks the reader to consider the ways in which violence and its representations may be enabled or restricted by the contexts in which they take place. It analyzes how structures and organising principles, be they political, cultural, ...

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Conversations with Maurice Sendak

by Peter C. Kunze

<p>Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) stands out as one of the most respected, influential authors of the twentieth century. Though primarily known as a children's book writer and illustrator, he did not limit himself to these areas. He saw himself ...

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Conversations with Neil Gaiman

by Joseph Michael Sommers

<p>Neil Gaiman (b. 1960) currently reigns in the literary world as one of the most critically decorated and popular authors of the last fifty years. Perhaps best known as the writer of the Harvey, Eisner, and World Fantasy-award-winning ...

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Cornwall's Strangest Tales

Extraordinary but true stories

by Peter Grego

<p>Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Cornwall, or as it is sometimes obscurely referred to, Merry Jack. Though this isnt the usual side of the county the tourists, travellers and residents see. This is the real Cornwall, the strange ...

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Counting Down the Rolling Stones

Their 100 Finest Songs

by Jim Beviglia

<p>No band has ever been able to demonstrate the enduring power of rock and roll quite like the Rolling Stones, who continue to enthrall, provoke, and invigorate their legions of fans more than fifty years since they began. In <em>Counting Down ...

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Crate Digger

An Obsession with Punk Records

by Bob Suren

<p>A small town Florida teenager discovers punk rock through a loaned mix tape and punk music and culture slowly takes over all aspects of his life. His new passion causes him to form a band, track down out-of-print records that he loves and ...

ISBN: 9781621061946

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Crazy, Crazy Hollywood

by Steve Siporin

<p>"In any business there are those amazing, amusing occurrences that only those on the inside know about. It&apos;s those fascinating, almost unbelievable stories about movie making that are revealed in these pages. For a movie buff like ...

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Critical Animal and Media Studies

Communication for Nonhuman Animal Advocacy

by Núria Almiron, Matthew Cole & Carrie P. Freeman

<p>This book aims to put the speciesism debate and the treatment of non-human animals on the agenda of critical media studies and to put media studies on the agenda of animal ethics researchers. Contributors examine the convergence of media and ...

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Critical Childhood Studies and the Practice of Interdisciplinarity

Disciplining the Child

by Isobelle Barrett Meyering, Elizabeth Drumm, Danielle Egan & others

<p>This book analyzes different figurations of childhood in contemporary culture and politics with a particular focus on interdisciplinary methodologies of critical childhood studies. It argues that while the figure of the child has been ...

ISBN: 9781498525763

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Cucks, Cunts, And The West

A Rant About The Fall Of Western Civilization

by Titus Hauer

<p>A rant about the Fall of Western Civilization. Why it happened, how it happened, and what will happen once it's done. I wrote this a couple years ago and had a good laugh now seeing that much came to fruition and actually happened, so if you ...

ISBN: 1230002038261

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Cultural Genocide and the Italian-American Legacy

A Culture Hijacked by Popular Myth and Media Misrepresentation

by Severina Marinetti

<p>Do you know the name of the Italian-American that the U.S. government now recognizes as the true inventor of the telephone? Do you know the name of the Tuscan colonist who Thomas Jefferson paraphrased in his famous “all men are created equal”

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Culturcide and Non-Identity across American Culture

by Daniel S. Traber

<p>It goes without saying that identity has long been a recurrent topic in studies of American culture. The struggle between group sameness and individual uniqueness is a common issue in understanding diversity in the United States on several ...

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Culture & Anarchy

by Matthew Arnold

<p>This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. &quot;Culture and Anarchy&quot; is Arnold's most famous piece of writing on culture which established his High Victorian cultural ...

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Culture and Anarchy

An Essay in Political and Social Criticism (Including the Biography of the Author)

by Matthew Arnold

<p>&quot;Culture and Anarchy&quot; is Arnold's most famous piece of writing on culture which established his High Victorian cultural agenda and remained dominant in debate from the 1860s until the 1950s. Arnold's often quoted phrase ...

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Culture on drugs

Narco-cultural studies of high modernity

by Dave Boothroyd

<p>Never has a reconsideration of the place of drugs in our culture been more urgent than it is today. Culture on drugs addresses themes such as the nature of consciousness, language and the body, alienation, selfhood, the image and virtuality ...

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