The field of Popular Music Studies is growing, but still lacks some basic reference materials. The Chronology of American Popular Music, 1899-2000 fills this gap by offering a comprehensive overview of the field. It will be a must-own for libraries and individuals interested in this growing field...
Published September 26th 2007 by Routledge
Its Context and Culture
An inside look at the hosts, hot spots, and history of sports-talk radioSports-Talk Radio in America looks at major-, medium-, and small-market stations across the United States that feature an all-sports format, with a focus on the unique personalities and programming strategies that make each...
Published October 10th 2006 by Routledge
Learn the value of football to American societyNo sport reflects the American value system like football. Visitors to the United States need only watch a game or two to learn all they need to know about the American way of life and the beliefs, attitudes, and concerns of American society. Football...
Published April 21st 2005 by Routledge
From the Playgrounds to Jordan's Game and Beyond
Examine the social and cultural impact of basketball on America at the amateur and professional levels!Basketball in America: From the Playgrounds to Jordan’s Game and Beyond is a pioneering analysis of the history of basketball and its effect on popular culture from the 1970s to today. The...
Published March 15th 2005 by Routledge
Keep the information you need on playthings and pop culture at your fingertips! The Dictionary of Toys and Games in American Popular Culture is an A-to-Z reference guide to the playthings that amused us as children and fascinate us as adults. This enlighteningand entertainingresource,...
Published June 10th 2004 by Routledge
Across the Diamond
Discover baseball's role in American society! Baseball and American Culture: Across the Diamond is a thoughtful look at baseball's impact on American society through the eyes of the game's foremost scholars, historians, and commentators. Edited by Dr. Edward J. Rielly, author of Baseball: An...
Published August 6th 2003 by Routledge
Community Building Through Hometown Sports
Examine the big-league benefits of minor league baseball!The Minor League Baseball: Community Building Through Hometown Sports examines the role played by minor league baseball in hundreds of cities and towns across the United States. Written from the unique perspective of a sociologist who also...
Published January 29th 2003 by Routledge
Find all the information you need on herbs and spices in one place!Herbal Medicine and Botanical Medical Fads is an A-to-Z reference book written in a straightforward style that’s informative enough for library use but informal enough for general reading. This essential guide takes a practical look...
Published November 25th 2002 by Routledge
Cavespace to Cyberspace
A comprehensive, informal overview of world history and popular culture. Popular Culture: From Cavespace to Cyberspace traces the history of people's cultures from primitive to postmodern times. Educational, informative, and absorbing, this book contains interesting facts on such figures as King...
Published January 9th 2001 by Routledge