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Encyclopedia of contemporary American culture

Author: Gary W McDonogh; Robert Gregg; Cindy H Wong
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Encyclopedias of contemporary culture series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
As a meeting point for world cultures, the USA is characterized by its breadth and diversity. This Encyclopedia answers the need for an accessible insight to contemporary American culture, offering a comparative and interdisciplinary approach.
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Genre/Form: Reference sources
Reference works
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary W McDonogh; Robert Gregg; Cindy H Wong
ISBN: 0415161614 9780415161619
OCLC Number: 44592822
Description: xxxiv, 839 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Age groups and generations --
Architecture --
Business and consumption --
Civil rights --
Crime and police --
Education --
Environment --
Film --
Food and drink --
Foreign policy --
Gender and sexuality --
Health --
Intellectuals --
Labor and class --
Language --
Literature --
Mass media and journalism --
Museums --
Music --
Performing arts --
Politics and government --
Production --
Race and ethnicity --
Regions and borders --
Religion --
Ritual, family and life cycles --
Rural life --
Science and technology --
Sports and leisure --
Television --
Transportation --
Urbanism and symbols --
Values --
Visual arts --
War and defense.
Series Title: Encyclopedias of contemporary culture series.
Responsibility: edited by Gary W. McDonogh, Robert Gregg, and Cindy H. Wong.

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"An outstanding reference work... The range is breathtaking... Should be part of the reference collection of every library." - Choice

 
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