By Frank W. Hoffmann
Prepared through forms of info assets, the publication selectively covers publications to the literature of pop culture, together with common and topic encyclopedias; topic dictionaries; handbooks and manuals; biographical compilations; directories, indexes, and abstracts; bibliographies, discographies, and videographies; and supplemental resources (e.g., periodicals, study facilities, associations). each one part is prepared via topic: common; renowned arts (e.g., song, superb arts); mass media (e.g., radio, computers); folkways/oral culture; and fads, occasions, tendencies, and different social phenomena. Selective instead of accomplished, the ebook deals entries with descriptive and infrequently evaluative annotations. crucial as a study software in educational and public libraries, this advisor can be invaluable in assortment improvement.
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World's Greatest Brands: An International Review by Interbrand. New York: Wiley, 1992. 260p. , index. ISBN 0-471-57283-7. , Coca-Cola, IBM, McDonald's). , "a trademark which, through careful management, skillful promotion and wide use comes in the minds of consumers to embrace a particular and appealing set of values and attributes, both tangible and intangible"), the specific criteria for inclusion are rather vague. This listing is divided into two major sections: brands known worldwide (the primary authority here appears to be results of an International Survey of the World's Leading Brands) and those more generally known on a national level.
David. Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments. Vestal, NY: Vestal, 1972. 1008p. Illus. ISBN 0-911572-08-2. Winner of the ALA Reference Book Award for 1972, the book covers thousands of types and models of music boxes, player pianos, orchestrions, band organs, fair organs, reproducing pianos, and all other variations of automatic music machines produced in the United States and Europe over the years. Histories of builders and inventors in the mechanical music field are also included in this comprehensive source.
2nd ed. Iola, WI: Krause, 1991. Unpaged. LC 89-83584. ISBN 0-87341-169-2. Despite its misleading subtitle, the book provides general information spanning the entire baseball scene. , discerning authentic autographs from counterfeits), essential collecting information, such as how to acquire autographs, and approaches to organizing, storing, and displaying collections. 22. Beckett, James. The Sport Americana Baseball Card Price Guide. Cleveland, OH: Edgewater, 1979-. , annual. ; ISBN 0-937424-51-X.
American Popular Culture: A Guide to the Reference Literature by Frank W. Hoffmann