Mckay, GA 2008, 'Consumption, Coca-colonisation, cultural resistance--and Santa Claus' , in: Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture , Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 50-70.
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In what ways has the iconography and practice of Christmas been shaped, understood and consumed as an American experience? This chapter explores explains and questions the ideological valence of Christmas in part as an American socio-economic and cultural (export) practice. It looks at issues of consumption, representation of Christmas in print media, and at aspects of resistance to that festival culture.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Christmas, Coca plant, North America, culture, tradition, iconography, Santa Claus|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GT Manners and customs
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|Schools:||Schools > School of Arts & Media
Schools > School of Arts & Media > Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
|Publisher:||Edinburgh University Press|
|Depositing User:||Prof George McKay|
|Date Deposited:||14 Oct 2009 15:36|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:38|
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