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date: 22 May 2022

Popular Culture. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Martha BaylesMartha Bayles

“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, respectively, “elite” and “low”; ahistorical because many civilizations have produced art that is both high ... ...

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