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9 Topic Pages Found in Popular Culture and starting with the letter P
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Open Perfume

aroma produced by the essential oils of plants and by synthetic aromatics. The burning of incense that accompanied the religious rites of ancient

Personal Computer

(PC), small but powerful computer primarily used in an office or home without the need to be connected to a larger computer. PCs evolved after the

Open poker

card game, believed to have originated in Asia and first played in the United States in the 19th cent. A traditional cutthroat gambling game at first,

Open Polyamory

Given the root words of the term, polyamory is defined as the “love of many”: poly, stemming from the Greek term meaning “many,” and amor, stemming

Open Pop art
Pop art

Movement in modern art that took its imagery from the glossy world of advertising and from popular culture such as comic strips, films, and


Public notice used for advertising or propaganda, often illustrated. Ancestors of the modern poster were handbills with woodcut illustrations, which

Open Postmodernism

term used to designate a multitude of trends—in the arts, philosophy, religion, technology, and many other areas—that come after and deviate from the

Open Potter, Harry
Potter, Harry

A boy-wizard whose adventures are chronicled in a commercially successful sequence of children's novels by J.K. Rowling (b.1965). The first novel in

Open punk rock
punk rock

Background Pop music has often been regarded as ‘noisy’, ‘rude’, or ‘outrageous’. During the latter half of the 20th century, pop music became an