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Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture

1st Edition

Peter Childs, Michael Storry
March 04, 2015

Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture

1st Edition

Tatiana Smorodinskaya, Karen Evans-Romaine, Helena Goscilo
April 28, 2014

This encyclopedia examines Russian culture from 1953, Stalin's death, to the present day. Both ‘Russian’ and ‘Culture’ are defined broadly. Given the diversity of the Federation in its ethnic composition and regional characteristics, questions of national, regional, and ethnic...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture

1st Edition

Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong
November 04, 2011

As a meeting point for world cultures, the USA is characterized by its breadth and diversity. Acknowledging that diversity is the fundamental feature of American culture, this volume is organized around a keen awareness of race, gender, class and space and with over 1,200 alphabetically-arranged...

The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture

The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture

1st Edition

Sandra Buckley
June 29, 2009

With more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries, The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture offers extensive coverage of Japanese culture spanning from the end of the Japanese Imperialist period in 1945, right up to the present day. Entries range from shorter definitions, histories or...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

1st Edition

Edward L. Davis
August 27, 2008

The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture contains nearly 1,200 entries written by an international team of specialists to enable readers to explore a range of diverse and fascinating cultural subjects from prisons to rock groups, underground Christian churches to TV talk shows and radio...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture

1st Edition

Professor Eamonn Rodgers, Eamonn Rodgers
September 06, 2001

Spain's rapid and successful transition from an outdated authoritative system to a modern parliamentary democracy has attracted worldwide interest. Some 750 alphabetically-arranged entries provide insights into the exciting cultural and political developments within Spain, including the cultures of...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures

1st Edition

Daniel Balderston, Mike Gonzalez, Ana M. Lopez
December 07, 2000

This vast three-volume Encyclopedia offers more than 4000 entries on all aspects of the dynamic and exciting contemporary cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean. Its coverage is unparalleled with more than 40 regions discussed and a time-span of 1920 to the present day. "Culture" is broadly...

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture

Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian Culture

1st Edition

Gino Moliterno
March 23, 2000

This rigorously compiled A-Z volume offers rich, readable coverage of the diverse forms of post-1945 Italian culture. With over 900 entries by international contributors, this volume is genuinely interdisciplinary in character, treating traditional political, economic, and legal concerns, with a...

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