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The Great American Makeover

Television, History, Nation

by Dana Heller

  • 184 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television - Direction & Production,
  • Self-realization,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Supplementals & Ancillaries,
  • United States,
  • Social aspects,
  • Media Studies - Electronic Media,
  • Performing Arts / Television / Direction & Production,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • Popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400845M
    ISBN 101403974845
    ISBN 109781403974846

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