New PDF release: American Popular Culture: A Guide to the Reference

By Frank W. Hoffmann

Prepared by means of varieties of info assets, the booklet selectively covers courses to the literature of pop culture, together with normal and topic encyclopedias; topic dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental resources (e.g., periodicals, examine facilities, associations). each one part is prepared via topic: normal; renowned arts (e.g., tune, positive arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral culture; and fads, occasions, tendencies, and different social phenomena. Selective instead of finished, the booklet deals entries with descriptive and occasionally evaluative annotations. crucial as a study device in educational and public libraries, this advisor can be helpful in assortment improvement.

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Histories of builders and inventors in the mechanical music field are also included in this comprehensive source. The text is profusely illustrated with photographs and advertisements. In short, an invaluable guide to the purchase, sale, and maintenance of these instruments. Page 3 CollectingPhonographs and Recordings Bibliographies, Discographies, etc. 10. Dethlefson, Ronald, and Ray Wile. Edison Disc Artists and Records, 19191929. d. 104p. Illus. Perfect-bound. Available from publisher (805-872-1530).

LC 85-5325. ISBN 0-911572-43-0. Although now sold primarily in the New England area, this soft drink enjoyed a national prominence on a par with that of Coca-Cola earlier in the century. All facets of the companyits history, the sales gimmicks it employed, and its cultural impactare covered. Page 2 Handbooks 4. Goldstein, Shelly. Goldstein's Coca-Cola Collectibles ID & PG. 128p. , pap. ISBN 0-89145-462-4. R. (206-659-6434) and Jukebox Collector (515-265-8324). Printed entirely on enamel stock in full color, the work wins kudos for overall attractiveness.

Pap. ISBN 0-87341-233-8, BP07. Despite a format that roughly approximates that of the Beckett guide, collectors and researchers may find it useful to compare the coverage of both, given omissions in each. For example, under "A," only Kurowski included Affiliated Food Rangers, Ames 20/20 Club, and Ault Foods, whereas the 1990 Beckett guide had exclusivity in listing the American Tract Society. " As with the Beckett guide, the dozens of ads included here provide a wealth of entry points for the interested collector.

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