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- DescriptionReveals that the globalization of American mass culture that seems unstoppable today began as early as the mid-nineteenth century. This book narrates how the circuses, amusement parks, vaudeville, mail-order catalogs, dime novels, and movies that developed after the Civil War actually doubled as agents of American cultural diplomacy abroad.
- Author BiographyRobert W. Rydell is professor of history at Montana State University - Bozeman. He is the author of six books, including All the World's a Fair and World of Fairs, both published by the University of Chicago Press. Rob Kroes is professor of American studies at the University of Amsterdam. He is the author of eleven books including, most recently, If You've Seen One, You've Seen the Mall and Them and Us: Questions of Citizenship in a Globalizing World.
- Author(s)Rob Kroes,Robert W. Rydell
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication22/02/2013
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note37 halftones
- Weight318 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine15 mm
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