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  1. No Way of Knowing

    Crime, Urban Legends and the Internet

    By Pamela Donovan

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Examining "old media" treatment of crime legends: news reports, fictional film and television depictions, and "new media" interactive discussions: versions and discussions circulating in Internet newsgroups and via electronic mail lists, this text examines a social context vastly changed from the...

    Published November 12th 2003 by Routledge

  2. Homelessness in American Literature

    Romanticism, Realism and Testimony

    By John Allen

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from the Civil War through the depression. Drawing on the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horatio Alger, Stephen Crane, Jacob Riis, Jack London, Meridel Le Sueur and many others, it reveals how homelessness has been either...

    Published October 31st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking the Red Scare

    The Lusk Committee and New York's Crusade Against Radicalism, 1919-1923

    By Todd J. Pfannestiel

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 12th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Food in Film

    A Culinary Performance of Communication

    By Jane Ferry

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 3rd 2003 by Routledge

  5. Crime and the Nation

    Prison and Popular Fiction in Philadelphia. 1786-1800

    By Peter Okun

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Crime and the Nation explores the correlation between fiction writing and national identity in the late eighteenth century when these two enterprises went hand in hand. The 1780s and '90s witnessed a spirited public debate on crime and punishment that produced a new kind of fiction and a new kind...

    Published July 12th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Race-ing Masculinity

    Identity in Contemporary U.S. Writings

    By John Christopher Cunningham

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 28th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Piety and Power

    Gender and Religious Culture in the American Colonies, 1630-1700

    By Leslie Lindenauer

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 21st 2002 by Routledge

  8. First Do No Harm

    Empathy and the Writing of Medical Journal Articles

    By Mary Ellen Knatterud

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 7th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Studies in the Land

    The Northeast Corner

    By David Smith

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Drawing on primary documents such as farmer's diaries, small rural papers of the 19th century, and the publications of state agricultural societies, this provocative study presents an intelligent overview into the driving forces of that shaped American history in the Northeast....

    Published February 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Actors and Activists

    Performance, Politics, and Exchange Among Social Worlds

    By David Schlossman

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    This scholarly work looks at the issue of politics and performance in America today with particular attention paid to performances produced by activists, the NEA Four, and "Miss Saigon"....

    Published January 2nd 2002 by Routledge

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