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From Daniel Boone to Captain America: Playing Indian in American Popular Culture

Chad A. Barbour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781496806840
eISBN:
9781496806888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496806840.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book examines the transmission of the ideals and myths of playing Indian in American popular culture. In the nineteenth century, American art and literature developed and nurtured images of the ... More


Introduction: Delineating the Contours of the Oprah Culture Industry

Kimberly Springer

in Stories of Oprah: The Oprahfication of American Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734072
eISBN:
9781604734089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734072.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of The Oprah Culture Industry (TOCI), which comprises her embodiment, her cultural productions, her actions, and her ideology, and then sets out the ... More


American Fiddling of the Past

Chris Goertzen

in Southern Fiddlers and Fiddle Contests

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731224
eISBN:
9781604733310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731224.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter introduces the concept of the American fiddle contests, citing an example that happens once a year in the second-largest shopping mall in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Fiddle contests are often ... More


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