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Tv In The Usa A History Of Icons Idols And Ideas 3 Volumes

Author : Vincent LoBrutto
ISBN : 9781440829734
Genre : Performing Arts
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This three-volume set is a valuable resource for researching the history of American television. An encyclopedic range of information documents how television forever changed the face of media and continues to be a powerful influence on society. • Supplies historic context for why television shows were released at a particular moment in time • Covers key television genres—such as the western, sitcoms, crime shows, and variety programs—in detail • Provides readers with an understanding of the technical evolution of television that directly affected programming • Includes biographies of important individuals in the television industry
Category: Performing Arts

Tv In The Usa

Author : Vincent LoBrutto
ISBN : 1440848467
Genre : Television programs
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Category: Television programs

Comics Through Time A History Of Icons Idols And Ideas 4 Volumes

Author : M. Keith Booker
ISBN : 9780313397516
Genre : Social Science
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Focusing especially on American comic books and graphic novels from the 1930s to the present, this massive four-volume work provides a colorful yet authoritative source on the entire history of the comics medium. • Provides historical context within individual entries that allows readers to grasp the significance of that entry as it relates to the broader history and evolution of comics • Includes coverage of international material to frame the subsets of American and British comics within a global context • Presents information that will appeal and be of use to general readers of comics and supply coverage detailed enough to be of significant value to scholars and teachers working in the field of comics
Category: Social Science

American Sports A History Of Icons Idols And Ideas 4 Volumes

Author : Murry R. Nelson
ISBN : 9780313397530
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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America loves sports. This book examines and details the proof of this fascination seen throughout American society—in our literature, film, and music; our clothing and food; and the iconography of the nation.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Movies In American History An Encyclopedia 3 Volumes

Author : Philip C. DiMare
ISBN : 9781598842975
Genre : Social Science
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This provocative three-volume encyclopedia is a valuable resource for readers seeking an understanding of how movies have both reflected and helped engender America's political, economic, and social history. • Provides 450 A–Z entries that comprehensively cover the historical significance of subjects, people, and films of the American cinema • Contains contributions from 150 distinguished interdisciplinary scholars offering their analysis on the role of movies in American history • Includes reference materials and suggestions for further reading with every entry
Category: Social Science

The Superhero Book

Author : Gina Misiroglu
ISBN : 9781578593958
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Appealing to the casual comic book reader as well as the hardcore graphic novel fan, this ultimate AtoZ compendium describes everyone’s favorite participants in the eternal battle between good and evil. With nearly 200 entries examining more than 1,000 heroes, icons and their place in popular culture, it is the first comprehensive profile of superheroes across all media, following their path from comic book stardom to radio, television, movies, and novels. The best-loved and most historically significant superheroes—mainstream and counterculture, famous and forgotten, best and worst—are presented with numerous full-color illustrations, including dozens of classic comic covers. Each significant era of the superhero is explored—from the Golden Age of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s through the Modern Age—providing a unique perspective of the role of the hero over the course of the 20th century and beyond. This latest edition has been revised to reflect updates on existing characters, coverage of new characters, and recent films and media trends in the last several years.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Encyclopedia Of World Biography

Author : Suzanne Michele Bourgoin
ISBN : 0787629456
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents brief biographical sketches which provide vital statistics as well as information on the importance of the person listed.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Encyclopedia Of World Biography

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ISBN : 0787629456
Genre : Biography
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Presents brief biographical sketches which provide vital statistics as well as information on the importance of the person listed.
Category: Biography


Author : Mark Francis
ISBN : UOM:39015062872430
Genre : Architecture
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An survey of the explosive rise of Pop from 1950s-60s.
Category: Architecture