Pop Culture Places

Pop Culture Places

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Pop Culture Places: An Encyclopedia of Places in American Popular Culture serves as a resource for high school and college students as well as adult readers that contains more than 350 entries on a broad assortment of popular places in America. Covering places from Ellis Island to Fisherman's Wharf, the entries reflect the tremendous variety of sites, historical and modern, emphasizing the immense diversity and historical development of our nation. Readers will gain an appreciation of the historical, social, and cultural impact of each location and better understand how America has come to be a nation and evolved culturally through the lens of popular places. Approximately 200 sidebars serve to highlight interesting facts while images throughout the book depict the places described in the text. Each entry supplies a brief bibliography that directs students to print and electronic sources of additional information.Composed in 1946 by Bobby Troup, who was inspired by a road trip, the song a€œ( Get Your Kicks) On Route 66a€ was first performed by Nat King Cole. ... as she and her husband, Ricky Ricardo (Desi Arnaz) and friends, the Mertzes, prepare for and take a road trip to California. ... (1999a€“), SpongeBob Square Pants and his best friend Patrick Star croon the nonsensical a€œRoad Song, a€ while in back of the car.

Title:Pop Culture Places
Author:Gladys L. Knight
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-08-11


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