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The ten-cent plague : the great comic-book scare and how it changed America / David Hajdu.

Hajdu, David (Author).
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  • 7 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler PL - Butler 302.23 HAJ (Text) 73174005022048 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main 741.5 HAJ (Text) 840191001744293 Nonfiction - Main Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello NF SOC. SCI. HAJDU (Text) 37743001723818 NF SOCIAL SCIENCE Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 302.232 HAJD (Text) 39231031533645 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Newton Co PL - Lake Village Memorial Township Library 302.23 HAJDU (Text) 71561000085998 Nonfiction Available -
Otterbein PL - Otterbein AUDIOBK HAJ (Text) 34046000311970 Audiobook Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library 302.23 HAJ (Text) 70621000149122 Adult - Non Fiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 302.232 H127 (Text) 51735011194825 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374187675 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 0374187673 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 434 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [407]-412) and index.
Summary, etc.:
In the years between World War II and the emergence of television as a mass medium, American popular culture as we know it was first created--in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. No sooner had this new culture emerged than it was beaten down by church groups, community bluestockings, and a McCarthyish Congress--only to resurface with a crooked smile on its face in Mad magazine.-- From publisher description.
Subject: Comic books, strips, etc. > United States > History > 20th century.
Comic books, strips, etc. > Social aspects > United States.

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