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The Americanization of the Global Village: Essays in Comparative Popular Culture
edited by Roger Rollin
University of Wisconsin Press, 1989
Paper: 978-0-87972-470-2 | Cloth: 978-0-87972-469-6
Library of Congress Classification CB428.A633 1989
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.40904


This collection of essays taken from a series of papers given at the Popular Culture division of the MLA convention in 1987 consists of a serious investigation of Popular Culture and in simplest terms investigates what people do and why they do it. Rolin's collection deals with the national identity of consumer countries and comes to grips with the fact that the consumption of foreign products could generate emoions of disjunction and displacement.

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