American Nerd: The Story of My People

American Nerd: The Story of My People

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Most people know a nerd when they see one but can't define just what a nerd is. American Nerd: The Story of My People gives us the history of the concept of nerdiness and of the subcultures we consider nerdy. What makes Dr. Frankenstein the archetypal nerd? Where did the modern jock come from? When and how did being a self-described nerd become trendy? As the nerd emerged, vaguely formed, in the nineteenth century, and popped up again and again in college humor journals… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Scribner (May 13, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 355 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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