By Frank W. Hoffmann
Geared up by way of forms of info assets, the booklet selectively covers courses to the literature of pop culture, together with common and topic encyclopedias; topic dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental resources (e.g., periodicals, study facilities, associations). every one part is prepared through topic: common; renowned arts (e.g., track, superb arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral culture; and fads, occasions, traits, and different social phenomena. Selective instead of finished, the ebook bargains entries with descriptive and infrequently evaluative annotations. crucial as a learn software in educational and public libraries, this consultant can be worthwhile in assortment improvement.
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American Popular Culture: A Guide to the Reference Literature by Frank W. Hoffmann