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Superman is Jewish? : How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice and the Jewish-American Way

Brod, Harry.

Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 2012 New York, NY.

209 p.

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The book is at once a social history of Jewish assimilation into mainstream American culture and a tribute to the twentieth century's most beloved forms of entertainment: the comic book.

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ISBN:

978-1-41659531-1

Author:

Brod, Harry.

Title:

Superman is Jewish? : How Comic Book Superheroes Came to Serve Truth, Justice and the Jewish-American Way.

Publisher:

Free Press/Simon and Schuster, 2012 New York, NY.

Physical:

209 p.

Summary:

The book is at once a social history of Jewish assimilation into mainstream American culture and a tribute to the twentieth century's most beloved forms of entertainment: the comic book.

Subject:

--United States--History and Criticism Comic books, strips, etc

Subject:

Superheroes

Subject:

Jewish cartoonists

Subject:

Jews--United States--Intellectual life.

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    $x General subdivision  Intellectual life.
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