Indiana University Press is pleased to announce the recent publication of:

Media, Popular Culture, and the American Century
Edited by Kingsley Bolton and Jan Olsson

In 1941, media mogul Henry R. Luce exulted, łAmerican jazz, Hollywood
movies, American slang, American machines and patented products are in fact
the only things that every community in the world, from Zanzibar to Hamburg,
recognizes in common.˛ It is as true today as it was then. From the early
days of Hollywood, an insatiable demand for U.S. cultural products‹in
advertising, fashion, film, popular music, television, and much else‹has had
a profound and continuing impact across the globe. Media, Popular Culture,
and the American Century explores a diverse range of Americana, where the
borders between the real and the imaginary, dream and dystopia, America and
the world, blur and disappear. Essays move from configurations of U.S.
culture in the early 1900s to the age of Google and digital music.

Distributed for John Libbey Publishing
Sales territory is limited to North America
416 pp.
paper 978-0-86196-698-1 $29.95

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