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.Among the most famous stores is the Apple store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, which boasts 24-hour service and a spectacular all-glass, cube-shaped building. ... When the iPhone, a wireless phone featuring Internet and multimedia applications, was released in 2007, it triggered a ... access a wide array of Apple products and accessories, lists of new products, and access to repair information.

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


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