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American sensations [electronic resource] : class, empire, and the production of popular culture / Shelley Streeby.

By: Streeby, Shelley, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: American crossroads: 9.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002Description: 1 online resource (xv, 384 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780520935877 (electronic bk.); 052093587X (electronic bk.); 0585419639 (electronic bk.); 9780585419633 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Social classes in literature | Sensationalism in literature | Ethnic groups in literature | Imperialism in literature | Nativism in literature | Race in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: American sensations.DDC classification: 813/.309355 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: city and empire in the American 1848 -- George Lippard's 1848: empire, amnesia, and the U.S.-Mexican War -- The story-paper empire -- Foreign bodies and international race romance -- From imperial adventure to Bowery B'hoys and Buffalo Bill: Ned Buntline, nativism, and class -- The contradictions of anti-imperialism -- The hacienda, the factory, and the plantation -- The dime novel, the Civil War, and empire -- Joaquin Murrieta and popular culture.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-377) and index.

Introduction: city and empire in the American 1848 -- George Lippard's 1848: empire, amnesia, and the U.S.-Mexican War -- The story-paper empire -- Foreign bodies and international race romance -- From imperial adventure to Bowery B'hoys and Buffalo Bill: Ned Buntline, nativism, and class -- The contradictions of anti-imperialism -- The hacienda, the factory, and the plantation -- The dime novel, the Civil War, and empire -- Joaquin Murrieta and popular culture.

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