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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


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


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


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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