Fabricating the absolute fake : America in contemporary pop culture / Jaap Kooijman
- Kooijman, Jaap
- Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2013.
- Copyright Date:
- Rev. and extended edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (231 pages)
- www.jstor.org , Open Access
- Restrictions on Access:
- Open Access Unrestricted online access
- In Fabricating the Absolute Fake, Jaap Kooijman explores the ways people around the world interpret and attempt to reproduce "Americanness." Tracing the ways America has been appropriated by pop culture produced outside the United States, he examines such icons as the Elvis-inspired performer Lee Towers and the Moroccan-Dutch rapper Ali B. This revised edition features a new chapter on Barack Obama's global celebrity and an afterword on teaching American pop culture. Like the first edition, it will prove an illuminating resource for scholars of American culture and popular cultures the world o.
- Popular culture—United States
- Popular culture—Netherlands
- Civilization—American influences
- POLITICAL SCIENCE—Public Policy—Cultural Policy
- SOCIAL SCIENCE—Anthropology—Cultural
- SOCIAL SCIENCE—Popular Culture
- SOCIAL SCIENCE—General
- Popular culture
- Netherlands—Civilization—American influences
- United States
- 9048519551 (ebk)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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