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Title Encyclopedia of Jewish American popular culture / edited by Jack R. Fischel, with Susan M. Ortmann
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 488 pages) : illustrations
Contents List of Entries; Guide to Related Topics; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Encyclopedia; Bibliography; Index; About the Editors and Contributors
Summary This unique encyclopedia chronicles American Jewish popular culture, past and present in music, art, food, religion, literature, and more. Over 150 entries, written by scholars in the field, highlight topics ranging from animation and comics to Hollywood and pop psychology. Without the profound contributions of American Jews, the popular culture we know today would not exist. Where would music be without the music of Bob Dylan and Barbra Streisand, humor without Judd Apatow and Jerry Seinfeld, film without Steven Spielberg, literature without Phillip Roth, Broadway without Rodgers and Hammerste
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-474) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Jews in popular culture -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Jews -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
United States -- Civilization -- Jewish influences -- Encyclopedias.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Fischel, Jack.
Ortmann, Susan M.
ISBN 0313087342 (electronic bk.)
0313339899 (cloth)
9780313087349 (electronic bk.)
9780313339899 (cloth)
(alk. paper)