Books in category Social Science – Popular Culture

  • Silver Screen Fiend

    Silver Screen Fiend
    Patton Oswalt

    The New York Times best-selling author of Zombie Spaceship Wasteland reveals his addiction to film between 1995 and 1999, during which he absorbed classics and new releases three days a week and applied what he learned in these films to …

  • Canadian Cultural Exchange

    Canadian Cultural Exchange
    Lucien Pelletier, Norman Cheadle

    These essays provide a nuanced view of Canadian transcultural experience. Rather than considering Canada as a bicultural dichotomy of coloniser/colonised, this book examines a field of many cultures and the creative interactions among them.

  • Body Sexuality and Gender

    Body, Sexuality, and Gender
    Flora Veit-Wild, Dirk Naguschewski

    The reflections on body, sexuality, and gender in African literary texts brought together in this volume do not consider these three terms as separate entities but instead as closely related to each other, each term questioning the other: …

  • Figuring Redemption

    Figuring Redemption
    Tila L. Kellman, Michael Snow

    "This book explores how the visual art practice of Michael Snow asks the question Who? of the viewers as they interpret what lies before them.

  • Animal Sensibility and Inclusive Justice in the Age of Bernard Shaw

    Animal Sensibility and Inclusive Justice in the Age of Bernard Shaw
    Rod Preece

    In search of insight into late Victorian ideas about animals and the animal rights movement, Rod Preece explores animal sensibility in the work of George Bernard Shaw.

  • The Horror Reader

    The Horror Reader
    Ken Gelder

    This study brings together writings on this controversial genre, spanning the history of horror in literature and film. It discusses texts from the United States, Europe, the Caribbean and Hong Kong.

  • Popular Culture in the Ancient World

    Popular Culture in the Ancient World
    Lucy Grig

    Popular Culture in the Ancient World is the first book to provide an interdisciplinary study of the subject. Traditionally neglected by classical scholars, popular culture provides a new window through which we can view the ancient world.

  • Paris Hilton A Biography

    Paris Hilton: A Biography
    Sandra Gurvis

    This revealing portrait of the real Paris Hilton gets underneath the hype and hate, the glamour and greed. • Lists of movies, videos, television appearances, boyfriends, and products marketed and sold • Photographs

  • Jewish Mad Men

    Jewish Mad Men
    Kerri P. Steinberg

    Lively and insightful, this book offers a unique look at both advertising and Jewish life in the United States.

  • Surfing The Ultimate Guide

    Surfing: The Ultimate Guide
    Douglas G. Booth

    This guide showcases the world of extreme surfing, describing the unique culture associated with this daredevil's sport, providing insights into what makes the top riders tick, explaining the science of big waves, and more. • Includes a …

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