Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate (History (US))


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    It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made him a major media force. It is the story Ku Klux Klan’s development from a club to a huge money-making machine powered by the powers of fear and hate and of the folklorist whoalong with many other activists took on the Klan by wielding the power of words. Above all, it tells the story of Superman himselfa modern mythical hero and an embodiment of the cultural reality of his timesfrom the Great Depression to the present.

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    ISBN 9781426309151
    Pub date 23/11/2011
    Availability In stock
    Binding Hardback
    Format 167x242mm