Climate Change in Popular Culture A Warming World in the American Imagination

Written By James Craig Holte
Climate Change in Popular Culture  A Warming World in the American Imagination
  • Publsiher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 30 June 2022
  • ISBN : 1440878080
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Climate Change in Popular Culture A Warming World in the American Imagination

Climate Change in Popular Culture  A Warming World in the American Imagination
  • Author : James Craig Holte
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2022-06-30
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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Summary : Climate Change in Popular Culture: A Warming World in the American Imagination is the first study that includes analyses of both fiction and popular nonfiction works devoted to climate change. In addition, the book examines a number of classic works from the perspective of the growing field of climate change ...

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  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Release Date : 2021-04-01
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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Summary : Revisit the Chesapeake Bay…where love always finds a new beginning. When wealthy, recently divorced Gemma McWharter returns to the coastal town where she spent childhood summers, she plans to help her cousin redecorate her teenage daughter’s room and forget about men. It’ll be girl power all the ...

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  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-05
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-07-27
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-05-01
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  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
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  • Publisher : BearManor Media
  • Release Date : 2020-11-01
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Robert McCall's friend, Granny, a one-time covert agent for a shadowy spy organization called The Company, sends McCall a cryptic message telling him that he is being imprisoned in a North Korean prison camp. He and the other western prisoners are being tortured. The prisoners are surrounded by dense forest ...

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  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05
  • Total pages : 345
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 207
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Summary : In this long awaited volume, Paul K. Conkin, one of America's most distinguished intellectual historians, offers his commentary on almost every aspect of the American past. Delivered to a wide variety of audiences over more than a quarter of a century, these essays are simultaneously informal, profound, graceful, and self-revealing. ...

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-08-07
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2008-10-27
  • Total pages : 132
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  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2013-05-31
  • Total pages : 117
  • ISBN : 1440878080
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