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Author Peña, Manuel H., 1942-

Title American mythologies : semiological sketches / Manuel Peña
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (172 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Bright toy trucks -- 2. The international community -- 3. Corrupt union bosses -- 4. Wal-mart's associates -- 5. From rags to riches -- 6. Obama's death panels -- 7. Puff Daddy's tuxedo -- 8. Egypt in Las Vegas -- 9. The Alamo as shrine -- 10. Manufactured natural -- 11. Designing intelligence
Notes Originally published 2012 by Ashgate Publishing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-168) and index
Subject National characteristics, American.
Popular culture -- United States.
Semiotics -- United States
Civilization.
National characteristics, American.
Popular culture.
Semiotics.
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- History -- Errors, inventions, etc.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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