French Popular Culture: An Introduction

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Hugh Dauncey
Arnold, 2003 - History - 220 pages
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This introductory textbook sets out the key concepts in the study of French popular culture. Looking at topics such as the media, music, and fashion, it provides a structured and coherent analysis of the economics and politics behind popular culture, as well as a discussion of it social and cultural significance. Bringing together an international team of experts in French Studies, the book focuses on the period 1945-2000, and supports its discussion with a range of pedagogic tools such as a series of case studies, topics for discussion, an annotated reading list and a glossary of terms.

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About the author (2003)

Hugh Dauncey is Senior Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

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