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Heroes of film, comics and American culture

Heroes of film, comics and American culture

essays on real and fictional defenders of home


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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

  • Heroes in motion pictures,
  • Heroes in literature,
  • Heroes in art,
  • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Lisa DeTora.
    ContributionsDe Tora, Lisa, 1966-
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H44 H47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23197429M
    ISBN 109780786438273
    LC Control Number2009012374

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