New Reference Book: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture

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Research & Instruction Librarian

December 3rd, 2009

Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture edited by Gary Hoppenstand, Greenwood Press, 2007.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 306.03 G85W

Each volume in this 6-volume set  discusses popular culture from a particular area of the world.

Included are:
• Volume 1 – North America
• Volume 2 – Latin America
• Volume 3 – Europe
• Volume 4 – North Africa and the Middle East
• Volume 5 – Sub-Saharan Africa
• Volume 6 – Asia and Pacific Oceania

Each volume then discusses the following topics:
•    Architecture
•    Art
•    Dance
•    Fashion and Appearance
•    Film
•    Food and Foodways
•    Games, Toys and Pastimes
•    Literature
•    Love, Sex and Marriage
•    Music
•    Periodicals
•    Radio and Television
•    Sports and Recreation
•    Theater and Performance
•    Transportation and Travel

Helpful for: Humanities III, Humanities IV, Humanities IV Research Paper, Humanities V, Humanities V Research Paper, Topic Finding, History, Middle Eastern Voices, Global Studies