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Comic Books and American Cultural History Pustz, Matthew (EDT) 1 of 1
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1441172629
ISBN-13: 9781441172624
Sku: 225179921
Publish Date: 8/13/2012
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.75H x 6.5L x 1T
Pages:  296
Age Range:  26 to UP
 
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<div><div><em>Comic Books and American Cultural History</em> is an anthology that examines the ways in which comic books can be used to understand the history of the United States. Over the last twenty years, there has been a proliferation of book-length works focusing on the history of comic books, but few have investigated how comics can be used as sources for doing American cultural history.</div><div> </div><div>These original essays illustrate ways in which comic books can be used as resources for scholars and teachers.  Part 1 of the book examines comics and graphic novels that demonstrate the techniques of cultural history; the essays in Part 2 use comics and graphic novels as cultural artifacts; the third part of the book studies the concept of historical identity through the 20th century; and the final section focuses on different treatments of contemporary American history. Discussing topics that range from romance comics and Superman to <em>American Flagg! </em>and <em>Ex Machina</em>, this is a vivid collection that will be useful to anyone studying comic books or teaching American history.</div></div>>

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeMinimum Age:   22
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0296
Product attributePublisher:   Continuum
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