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Virtual Orientalism: Asian Religions and American Popular Culture

Jane Iwamura

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738601
eISBN:
9780199894604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738601.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Saffron-robed monks and long-haired gurus have become familiar characters on the American popular culture scene. This book examines the contemporary fascination with Eastern spirituality and provides ... More


Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Nancy Shoemaker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book shows that the aspirations of individual Americans to be recognized as people worthy of others' respect was a driving force in the global extension of U.S. influence shortly after the ... More


Japanese Rappers, 9/11, and Soft Power: Anti-American Sentiments in “American” Popular Culture

Ian Condry

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0025
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay focuses on Japanese rappers but also explores arguably anti-American sentiments in popular culture otherwise seen as American. Condry is interested in the way Japanese rappers can be very ... More


From Li’l to Big: The Legacy of Classic American Comics Starring Girls

Michelle Ann Abate

in Funny Girls: Guffaws, Guts, and Gender in Classic American Comics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820730
eISBN:
9781496820785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820730.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Epilogue makes a case that the tradition of Funny Girls calls for a reconsideration of the history of American comics both during the mid-twentieth century and during the opening decades of the ... More


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