eBook Pop Culture in Europe, 1st Edition

  • Juliana Tzvetkova
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  • ISBN-10: 1440844666
  • ISBN-13: 9781440844669
  • DDC: 306.094
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 414 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

A fascinating survey of popular culture in Europe, from Celtic punk and British TV shows to Spanish fashion and Italian sports.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Entertainment and Society around the World.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Popular Music.
2: ABBA.
3: American Influencers of the British Pop Music Scene.
4: Beatles, The.
5: British Invasion, The.
6: Britpop.
7: Celentano, Adriano.
8: Celtic Punk.
9: French Chanson and Édith Piaf.
10: French Divas of Pop and Rock: Dalida, Vartan, and Sanson.
11: French Masters of Chanson.
12: French Pop: Amplified.
13: Heavy Metal.
14: Iglesias, Julio.
15: La Movida Madrileña.
16: Music Awards, Contests, and Festivals.
17: Pop Britannia.
18: Progressive (Prog) Rock.
19: Ramazzotti, Eros.
20: Roxette, Europe, Ace of Base: the Scandinavian Pop Scene.
21: Winehouse, Amy.
22: Zucchero.
23: Books and Contemporary Literature.
24: Belgian Comics: The Smurfs of Peyo.
25: British Literature After World War II.
26: Contemporary French Literature.
27: Dahl, Roald, and His Magical World.
28: Fleming, Ian.
29: Francophone Comics: Asterix, Tintin, and the Others.
30: Kundera, Milan: The Lightness of Being.
31: Larsson, Stieg, and His Millennium Trilogy.
32: Le Carré, John: The Spy Who Came in From the Cold.
33: Mcewan, Ian.
34: Pratchett, Terry.
35: Puértolas, Romain: An Extraordinary Journey.
36: Puzo, Mario: The Godfather.
37: Rowling, J. K..
38: Tolkien, J. R. R., and the Lord of the Rings.
39: Film.
40: AlmodÓvar, Pedro.
41: Antonioni, Michelangelo.
42: Banderas, Bardem, Cruz: Spanish Film Celebrities.
43: Bergman, Ingmar.
44: British Actors and Actresses.
45: East Central European Film Directors.
46: European Actors and Actresses in Hollywood.
47: European Blockbusters.
48: European Film Festivals.
49: European Filmmakers in Hollywood.
50: French Cinema Stars.
51: French New Wave Cinema.
52: German Expressionism.
53: Godard, Jean-Luc.
54: Italian Cinema Stars.
55: Italian Neorealism.
56: New German Cinema.
57: Nordic Noir.
58: Scott, Ridley.
59: Spaghetti Westerns.
60: Vadim, Roger.
61: Television and Radio.
62: BBC Best.
63: Big Brother.
64: Doctor Who.
65: Eurovision.
66: French Tv Crime Drama.
67: Italian Tv Drama: Crime Mafia Style.
68: Lifestyle Reality Formats.
69: Monty Python, Kings of Comedy.
70: Mtv Europe.
71: The Office.
72: Oliver, Jamie.
73: Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty.
74: Reality Bites: Reality TV.
75: Sitcoms Around Europe.
76: Talent Search Shows: Pop Idol, The X Factor.
77: Tv Dramas and Soap Operas in Europe.
78: Vampires on European Tv Channels.
79: Internet and Social Media.
80: British Royal Family in Social Media, The.
81: European Online Dating.
82: Local Rivals of Global Social Media.
83: Social Media Celebrities.
84: Social Media in France.
85: Social Media in Germany.
86: Social Media in Great Britain.
87: Social Media in Italy.
88: Viral Sensations on Youtube: European Cases.
89: Vkontakte: Russian Social-Mediated Phenomenon.
90: Sports.
91: Alpine Skiing.
92: Basketball in Europe.
93: Beckham, David.
94: Boxing: the Eastern European Champs.
95: Cycling in France (Tour De France).
96: Figure Skating.
97: Football in Europe.
98: Football in France.
99: Football in Germany.
100: Football in Great Britain.
101: Football in Italy.
102: Football in Spain.
103: Formula One.
104: Gymnastics in Europe.
105: Handball, the European Game.
106: Nordic Sports.
107: Olympic Games History.
108: Schumacher, Michael.
109: Tennis Superstars: Men.
110: Tennis Superstars: Women.
111: Water Polo in Hungary.
112: Wimbledon.
113: Video Games.
114: Angry Birds.
115: Assassin’S Creed.
116: Crytek.
117: E-Sports in Europe.
118: Grand Theft Auto.
119: Major European Video Game Developers.
120: PÁJitnov, AlexÉY, and Tetris.
121: Tomb Raider.
122: Fashion and Couture.
123: Armani, Giorgio.
124: Beckham, Victoria.
125: Chanel, Gabrielle (Coco).
126: Dior, Christian.
127: Dolce & Gabbana.
128: Gaultier, Jean Paul.
129: Gucci.
130: Haute Couture and Prêt-à-Porter Salons in Paris, Milan, and London.
131: Mccartney, Stella.
132: Mcqueen, Alexander.
133: Prada, Miuccia.
134: Vuitton, Louis.
135: Westwood, Dame Vivienne.
136: Zara, H&M, and Fast Fashion.
Appendix: Top 10 Lists.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author and Contributors.
Index.