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UFOs and Popular Culture
An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Mythology
UFO culture has penetrated America with a vengeance. From religious beliefs and legends to movies and TV shows, from advertising and celebrities to Internet sites and photo ops, this illustrated A-to-Z encyclopedia is your first-stop resource for understanding UFO beliefs and their impact on contemporary America. Among the topics covered:
A level-headed foreword by folklorist Thomas Bullard puts the UFO phenomenon into folkloric and psychological perspective. A general index allows full subject access. Whimsical and fascinating, yet serious in what it reveals about our collective psyche, UFOs and Popular Culture explores a rich facet of Americana that is here to stay - at least until "they" take over.
James R. Lewis
James R. Lewis is a professional writer and academic specializing in new religions and the New Age. He is the author of the best-selling ABC-CLIO titles Witchcraft Today and Cults in America.
435 pages; ISBN 9781576073759
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