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Corporal Boskin’s Cold Cold War
A Comical Journey

Joseph Boskin

Cloth $24.95    |    978-0-8156-0964-3    |    2011

"A distinguished authority on the role of humor in American culture, Joseph Boskin is a comedic genius in his own right. In his new book, which is set on the icy tundra of Greenland, home of Thule Air Force Base during the Korean War, truth is stranger than fiction. Those with a quirky sense of reality will love Corporal Boskin’s Cold Cold War. "—Bill Tuttle, author of "Daddy’s Gone to War": The Second World War in the Lives of America’s Children

  Corporal Boskins Cold Cold War

Joseph Boskin   Joseph Boskin is professor emeritus of American social history and African American studies at Boston University. Among his publications are Sambo: The Rise and Demise of an American Jester and Rebellious Laughter: Peoples Humor in American Culture, the latter also published by Syracuse University Press.

6 x 9, 224 pages, 16 black–and–white illustrations, 1 map, notes, bibliography, index

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