Thursday, February 12, 2009

Winter Post 1: December 20, 2008

Pop Surf Culture: Music, Design, Film and Fashion from the Bohemian Surf Boom
by Brian Chidester and Dominic Priore
review by Kristin Lawler, College of Mount Saint Vincent, New York
listed in: Music
Mexican American Mojo: Popular Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968
by Anthony MacĂ­as
review by Darius V. EcheverrĂ­a, Rutgers University
listed in: Native American, Latin America
The Star as Icon: Celebrity in the Age of Mass Communication
by Daniel Herwitz
review by Erik M. Walker, Quincy College, Plymouth, Massachusetts
listed in: Cinema
America’s Ocean Wilderness: A Cultural History of Twentieth-Century Exploration
by Gary Kroll
review by Charles Mitchell, Elmira College
listed in: Environs
Hollywood Under Siege: Martin Scorsese, The Religious Right, and the Culture Wars
by Thomas R. Lindlof
review by Laurence Raw, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
listed in: Cinema
The Many Faces of Sacha Baron Cohen: Politics, Parody and the Battle over Borat
by Robert A. Saunders
review by Perin Emine Gurel, Yale University
listed in: Cinema
Catalog: The Illustrated History of Mail Order Shopping
by Robin Cherry
review by Crystal Z. Campbell, University of California-San Diego
listed in: Material Culture
Conspiracy Theory in Film, Television and Politics
by Gordon B. Arnold
review by Laurence Raw, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
listed in: Cinema, Television

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