Globalization and American Popular Culture (Globalization)

Cover of: Globalization and American Popular Culture (Globalization) | Lane Crothers

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Globalization,
  • Popular culture,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Mass media,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7925667M
ISBN 100742541398
ISBN 109780742541399

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