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(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love

Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work

by Brooke Erin Duffy

<DIV><B>An illuminating investigation into a class of enterprising women aspiring to “make it” in the social media economy but often finding only unpaid work</B><BR /><BR /> Profound transformations in our digital society have brought many ...

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100 Entertainers Who Changed America: An Encyclopedia of Pop Culture Luminaries [2 volumes]

An Encyclopedia of Pop Culture Luminaries

by Robert C. Sickels

<p>This fascinating and thought-provoking read challenges readers to consider entertainers and entertainment in new ways, and highlights figures from outside the worlds of film, television, and music as influential "pop stars."</p> ...

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100 Things Game of Thrones Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

by Rowan Kaiser

<p>Every <em>Game of Thrones</em> fan remembers where they were for Ned Stark's untimely demise, can hum the tune of "The Rains of Castamere," and can't wait to find out Daenerys Targaryen's next move. But do you know the real inspiration for ...

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100 Things Star Wars Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

by Casey, Dan

Perfect for Star Wars fans who think they already know everything On May 25, 1977, the world of science fiction, film, and pop culture was changed forever with the release of Star Wars. The beginning of this epic space opera franchise would ...

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100 Things Star Wars Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

by Dan Casey

<p>As a Star Wars fan, you've seen the movies, from <em>A New Hope</em> to <em>The Last Jedi</em>, and beyond. And of course you've probably had a faux lightsaber battle or two, pretending to be Luke Skywalker, Rey, or maybe Kylo Ren. But can ...

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100 Things Star Wars Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

by Dan Casey

<p><strong>Perfect for Star Wars fans who think they already know everything</strong> </p> <p>On May 25, 1977, the world of science fiction, film, and pop culture was changed forever with the release of <em>Star Wars</em>. The beginning of this

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1927 and the Rise of Modern America

by Charles Shindo

When Charles Lindbergh landed at LeBourget Airfield on May 21, 1927, his transatlantic flight symbolized the new era-not only in aviation but also in American culture. The 1920s proved to be a transitional decade for the United States, shifting ...

ISBN: 9780700621866

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1967

The Year of Fire and Ice

by Victor Brooks

<p><strong>Blazing hot meets icy cool in a momentous year in US history</strong></p> <p>On New Year’s Day in 1967, the 200 million Americans who lived in the United States were about to experience a fascinating, exciting, and sometimes ...

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1968

The Rise and Fall of the New American Revolution

by Robert C. Cottrell & Blaine T. Browne

<p>The year 1968 retains its mythic hold on the imagination in America and around the world. Like the revolutionary years 1789, 1848, 1871, 1917, and 1989, it is recalled most of all as a year when revolution beckoned or threatened. On the 50th ...

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21st-Century TV Dramas: Exploring the New Golden Age

by Amy M. Damico & Sara E. Quay

<p>In its exploration of some of the most influential, popular, or critically acclaimed television dramas since the year 2000, this book documents how modern television dramas reflect our society through their complex narratives about prevailing

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Nexus, Quips, Quotes, and Lexis to Ponder - Edited

by Albert S. Colley Jr & Albert Colley Jr

Whether you are 16,34, 43, 61, or 70, you will appreciate this "magic of seven" book; thus I give you 7 49 91 HIKE: Nexus, Quips, Quotes, and "Lexis to Ponder," a compilation of thoughts and quotes from an array of individuals, some known; some ...

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9/11 and the Visual Culture of Disaster

by Thomas Stubblefield

<p>The day the towers fell, indelible images of plummeting rubble, fire, and falling bodies were imprinted in the memories of people around the world. Images that were caught in the media loop after the disaster and coverage of the attack, its ...

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A Book about the Film Monty Python and the Holy Grail

All the References from African Swallows to Zoot

by Darl Larsen

<p>This exhaustive reference identifies and explains the plethora of cultural, historical, and topical allusions in the film <em>Monty Python and the Holy Grail</em>, the first original film by the British comedy troupe. In this resource, ...

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A Book about the Film Monty Python's Life of Brian

All the References from Assyrians to Zeffirelli

by Darl Larsen

<p>As a follow-up to their first true feature film, <em>Monty Python and the Holy Grail</em>, the comic troupe next decided to tackle a “shadow” version of the Christ story. Shot in the Middle East and produced during Margaret Thatcher’s ...

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A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy

by Sarah Lazarovic

<p><strong>A witty, gracious, and charmingly illustrated anti-consumer manifesto</strong></p> <p>Like most people, Sarah Lazarovic covets beautiful things. But rather than giving in to her impulse to spend and acquire, Sarah spent a year ...

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A Celtic Psaltery

by Alfred Perceval Graves

<p>I have called this volume of verse a Celtic Psaltery because it mainly consists of close and free translations from Irish, Scotch Gaelic, and Welsh Poetry of a religious or serious character. The first half of the book is concerned with Irish

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A Charlie Brown Religion

Exploring the Spiritual Life and Work of Charles M. Schulz

by Stephen J. Lind

<p>Charles M. Schulz's <em>Peanuts</em> comic strip franchise, the most successful of all time, forever changed the industry. For more than half a century, the endearing, witty insights brought to life by Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and Lucy ...

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A Charlie Brown Religion: Exploring the Spiritual Life and Work of Charles M. Schulz

by Lind, Stephen J.

The first spiritual biography of a misunderstood believer, the renowned creator of <i>Peanuts</i> ...

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A Companion to Digital Literary Studies

by Ray Siemens & Susan Schreibman

This <i>Companion</i> offers an extensive examination of how new technologies are changing the nature of literary studies, from scholarly editing and literary criticism, to interactive fiction and immersive environments. <br /> <ul> <li ...

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A Companion to Popular Culture

by Gary Burns

<p><em>A Companion to Popular Culture</em> is a landmark survey of contemporary research in popular culture studies that offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the field.</p> <ul> <li>Includes over two dozen essays covering the ...

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