Mass Culture The Popular Arts In America -

mass culture the popular arts in america bernard and - comprehensive collection of writings on mass culture in film literature radio tv advertising and popular music forty nine articles by varied writers including alexis de tocqueville walt whitman s i hayakawa marshall mcluhan hortense powdermaker and george orwell, amazon com mass shootings media myths and realities - this book provides readers and researchers with a critical examination of mass shootings as told by the media offering research based factual answers to oft asked questions and investigating common myths about these tragic events, popular culture the colonial williamsburg official - abroad horse and foot races were sports of choice for improving a person s leisure hours indoors a game of cards or billiards seen here in an eighteenth century english print by henry bunbury prompted friendly competition at the local tavern, great depression popular culture britannica com - popular culture the indifference to politics and to the larger social concerns of the 1930s was reflected as well in the popular culture of the decade in contrast to the prosperity of the roaring twenties the 1930s emphasized simplicity and thrift, ninjas in popular culture wikipedia - the ninja first entered popular culture in the edo period when folktales and plays about ninjas were conceived in modern japan ninjas are a national myth that stems from folk tales and modern day popular culture some of these folk tales are based on historical figures such as a daimy lord challenging a ninja to prove his worth by stealing his pillow or weapon while he slept, nuclear weapons in popular culture wikipedia - since their public debut in august 1945 nuclear weapons and their potential effects have been a recurring motif in popular culture to the extent that the decades of the cold war are often referred to as the atomic age, mass shootings how u s gun culture compares with the - after mass shooting events much debate centers around americans relatively easy access to guns the u s is one of only three countries in the world where the right to own guns for self, pop art movement artists and major works theartstory - synopsis pop art started with the new york artists andy warhol roy lichtenstein james rosenquist and claes oldenburg all of whom drew on popular imagery and were actually part of an international phenomenon following the popularity of the abstract expressionists pop s reintroduction of identifiable imagery drawn from mass media and popular culture was a major shift for the direction of, definition of high culture low culture hybrid culture - with the powerful influence of mass media cultural levels are not so easily described because what is known as the popular culture has cut across all levels of society providing everyone the, arming america when did we become a gun culture - the following interview is part of a larger discussion of bellesiles research here published january 2001 in playboy magazine page 69 arming america when did we become a gun culture