Pop Culture Places: An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture [3 volumes]

Pop Culture Places: An Encyclopedia Of Places In American Popular Culture [3 Volumes]

by Gladys L. Knight
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
ISBN
0313398836
Pages
1041 Pages
Published
ABC-CLIO , 11.08.2014
Publisher
ABC-CLIO
Pop Culture Places: An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture serves as a resource for high school and college students as well as adult readers that contains more than 350 entries on a broad assortment of popular places in America. Covering places from Ellis Island to Fisherman's Wharf, the entries reflect the tremendous variety of sites, historical and modern, emphasizing the immense diversity and historical development of our nation. Readers will gain an appreciation of the historical, social, and cultural impact of each location and better understand how America has come to be a nation and evolved culturally through the lens of popular places. Approximately 200 sidebars serve to highlight interesting facts while images throughout the book depict the places described in the text. Each entry supplies a brief bibliography that directs students to print and electronic sources of additional information.

Gladys L. Knight is an author whose published work includes Greenwood's Female Action Heroes: A Guide to Women in Comics, Video Games, Film, and Television.