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“Popular Culture,” Thomas Riggs & Company, Missoula, Montana

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Cultures, 2nd Edition

Developed by Thomas Riggs & Company, Missoula, Montana

St. James Press, 2013

Publisher’s Description:

“The St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd ed., . . . includes 3,036 signed essays (300 of them new), written or reviewed by subject experts and edited to form a consistent, readable, and straightforward reference. The entries cover topics in major areas of popular culture: film, music, print culture, social life, sports, television and radio, and art and performance (including theater, dance, stand-up comedy, and other live performance). The entries provide basic factual information, discuss the cultural context of topics, and analyze the significance of each topic in American popular culture.” (Thomas Riggs & Company, Missoula, Montana)

Founded in 1995, Thomas Riggs & Company is a book developer and publisher based in Missoula, Montana.It has won numerous awards, including Booklist Editors' Choice and the American Library Association's RUSA.