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The Resource American nerd : the story of my people, Benjamin Nugent

American nerd : the story of my people, Benjamin Nugent

Label
American nerd : the story of my people
Title
American nerd
Title remainder
the story of my people
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Nugent
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An engaging study of the nerd in American popular culture and throughout history discussed in such contexts as the rise of online gaming, the science fiction club, ethnicity, Asperger's syndrome, autism, and high school and college debating
Cataloging source
UPZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nugent, Benjamin
Dewey number
305.9/089/0973
LC call number
BF723.G5
LC item number
Nu 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gifted persons
  • Popular culture
  • Gifted children
  • Creative ability
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
American nerd : the story of my people, Benjamin Nugent
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Case against scientists in towers
  • 23
  • Rise of phys ed
  • 29
  • Dawn of the fan
  • 39
  • Sherry turkle, t. s. eliot, and the split between feeling and thinking
  • 49
  • Word nerd and the birth and growth of the guy in high pants and glasses
  • 55
  • Part 1
  • Effeminate jewish grinds, cyborg asians
  • 73
  • Part 2
  • Among the nerds
  • Zack and jack and high-school debate
  • 99
  • Case study: darren from the ghetto of amherst
  • 111
  • Cool nerd: superficial reflections on the hipster
  • 119
  • A history of the nerd
  • Nerd love
  • 131
  • Autism spectrum
  • 141
  • Pure pwnage
  • 153
  • Graying of the old-school nerd
  • 163
  • Coronation, or why group nerd events are necessary
  • 171
  • What is a nerd?
  • Why do people like dungeons & dragons and fake swords?
  • 183
  • Case study: kenneth the demonslayer
  • 195
  • My credentials
  • 211
  • 5
  • Mark of greatness
  • 13
  • Newt envy, and were there nerds in the nineteenth century?
  • 17
Control code
ocn206889232
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Scribner Hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 224 pages
Isbn
9780743288019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
305.9089 N892 ; P ; XX-N ; NX0805BT1 ; ASSIGN0807LI ; Rev.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 206889232
  • (Sirsi) 206889232
  • (OCoLC)206889232
Label
American nerd : the story of my people, Benjamin Nugent
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Case against scientists in towers
  • 23
  • Rise of phys ed
  • 29
  • Dawn of the fan
  • 39
  • Sherry turkle, t. s. eliot, and the split between feeling and thinking
  • 49
  • Word nerd and the birth and growth of the guy in high pants and glasses
  • 55
  • Part 1
  • Effeminate jewish grinds, cyborg asians
  • 73
  • Part 2
  • Among the nerds
  • Zack and jack and high-school debate
  • 99
  • Case study: darren from the ghetto of amherst
  • 111
  • Cool nerd: superficial reflections on the hipster
  • 119
  • A history of the nerd
  • Nerd love
  • 131
  • Autism spectrum
  • 141
  • Pure pwnage
  • 153
  • Graying of the old-school nerd
  • 163
  • Coronation, or why group nerd events are necessary
  • 171
  • What is a nerd?
  • Why do people like dungeons & dragons and fake swords?
  • 183
  • Case study: kenneth the demonslayer
  • 195
  • My credentials
  • 211
  • 5
  • Mark of greatness
  • 13
  • Newt envy, and were there nerds in the nineteenth century?
  • 17
Control code
ocn206889232
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Scribner Hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 224 pages
Isbn
9780743288019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
305.9089 N892 ; P ; XX-N ; NX0805BT1 ; ASSIGN0807LI ; Rev.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 206889232
  • (Sirsi) 206889232
  • (OCoLC)206889232

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