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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
Length:
5,520 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Modern studies tend to find popular culture an elusive concept, though there is rough agreement that it encompasses the common ...

Popular Culture

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Encyclopedia of Global Change

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

The idea of global change lies deep in the collective imagination of the Western tradition. Drawing on widespread antecedent accounts ...

Popular Culture

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
Length:
2,743 words

The term popular culture can refer broadly to common aesthetic or life practices, in both the statistical and qualitative senses. ...

Popular Culture and the Bible

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The Oxford Companion to the Bible

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1,407 words

The Bible has been a fixture in American popular culture from the first European settlements to the present. Mentioning only ...

Popular Arts and Culture

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,163 words

Popular culture can be generally defined as some aspect of culture that is accepted and consumed by significant numbers of ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
1,158 words

African popular culture, like that of any world region, is marked by diversity; it draws heavily from the cultures of ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
799 words
Illustration(s):
1

Popular culture, including both pre-industrial craft and folk art and industrialized mass culture, has had a major impact on the ...

Popular Culture, War in Australian

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

Australian popular culture has always been dominated by cultural products imported from elsewhere (first from Britain, later from the United ...

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
3,131 words

There are times when the facts and issues of a particular case bring judges directly into contact with manifestations of ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Cultural and recreational activities, including many sports, shared by many people in society. Popular culture originates and evolves from the general population itself in contrast with ... More
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The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
178 words

In the second half of the 20th c. what is loosely called popular culture has been extensively studied and discussed ...

Popular Culture

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Yves Laberge, M. Alison Kibler, Amanda D. Lotz, and Amy Mattson Lauters

The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
9,041 words
Illustration(s):
4
This entry consists of four subentries:Overview Comparative History Broadcasting, Radio, and Television Print Media ...Overview Popular ... More
Popular Culture, Portrayal of Archaeology in

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Brian M. Fagan, Cornelius Holtorf, Cornelius Holtorf, Cornelius Holtorf, Edward James, Cornelius Holtorf, and Cornelius Holtorf

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
3,352 words

Overview Archaeology on Screen Archaeology in Fiction and Nonfiction Literature Archaeology in Science Fiction Archaeology as a Theme ...

Popular Culture.

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Martha Bayles

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,651 words
“Popular culture” is a problematic term. To use it as an antonym of “high culture” is both illogical and ahistorical: illogical because the antonyms of “popular” and “high” are, ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
often overlaps, and/or is confused with, ‘folk culture’, ‘working-class culture’, ‘mass culture’, ‘consumer culture’, and ‘sub-culture’. The history of changing and contested semantics of ... More

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