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Comic Strips & Consumer Culture Paperback – September 17, 2002

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 233 pages
  • Publisher: Smithsonian (September 17, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1588340317
  • ISBN-13: 978-1588340313
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.8 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,571,025 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


Gordon has done historians a service by recognizing the importance of popular visual sources as important clues to understanding American culture. And the book is not only informative but fun to read. (Journal of American History )

The Gordon book is a must read for any scholar interested in the question of popular culture. (American Journalism )

About the Author

Ian Gordon is an associate professor in history and convenor of the American studies program at the National University of Singapore. He is the coeditor of Comics & Ideology (2001).

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Australian who lives in Singapore

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