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The Resource American sensations : class, empire, and the production of popular culture, Shelley Streeby

American sensations : class, empire, and the production of popular culture, Shelley Streeby

Label
American sensations : class, empire, and the production of popular culture
Title
American sensations
Title remainder
class, empire, and the production of popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Shelley Streeby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This innovative cultural history investigates an intriguing, thrilling, and often lurid assortment of sensational literature that was extremely popular in the United States in 1848--including dime novels, cheap story paper literature, and journalism for working-class Americans
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Streeby, Shelley
Dewey number
813/.309355
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American crossroads
Series volume
9
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Popular literature
  • Literature and society
  • Social classes in literature
  • Sensationalism in literature
  • Ethnic groups in literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Nativism in literature
  • Race in literature
Label
American sensations : class, empire, and the production of popular culture, Shelley Streeby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-377) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: city and empire in the American 1848 -- George Lippard's 1848: empire, amnesia, and the U.S.-Mexican War -- The story-paper empire -- Foreign bodies and international race romance -- From imperial adventure to Bowery B'hoys and Buffalo Bill: Ned Buntline, nativism, and class -- The contradictions of anti-imperialism -- The hacienda, the factory, and the plantation -- The dime novel, the Civil War, and empire -- Joaquin Murrieta and popular culture
Control code
ocm50639508
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 384 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585419633
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50639508
Label
American sensations : class, empire, and the production of popular culture, Shelley Streeby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-377) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: city and empire in the American 1848 -- George Lippard's 1848: empire, amnesia, and the U.S.-Mexican War -- The story-paper empire -- Foreign bodies and international race romance -- From imperial adventure to Bowery B'hoys and Buffalo Bill: Ned Buntline, nativism, and class -- The contradictions of anti-imperialism -- The hacienda, the factory, and the plantation -- The dime novel, the Civil War, and empire -- Joaquin Murrieta and popular culture
Control code
ocm50639508
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 384 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585419633
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)50639508

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