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American Cultural History

Author: Eric Avila
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2018.
Series: Very Short Introductions Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Boston Tea Party to the Dodgers, from the blues to Andy Warhol, and from dime novels to Disneyland, the history of American culture tells us how previous generations of Americans have imagined themselves, their nation, and their relationship to the world and its peoples. This Very Short Introduction recounts the history of American culture and its creation by diverse social and ethnic groups.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Avila, Eric
American Cultural History: a Very Short Introduction
Oxford : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Avila
ISBN: 9780190200596 0190200596
OCLC Number: 1044791183
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (166 p.)
Contents: Cover; American Cultural History: A Very Short Introduction; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The stories of American history and why they matter; Chapter 1: American culture in red, white, and black; Chapter 2: Mass culture and mass politics, 1800-1860; Chapter 3: The age of the city, 1860-1900; Chapter 4: The new mass culture, 1900-1945; Chapter 5: The suburbanization of American culture; Chapter 6: The world wide web of American culture; References; Introduction; Chapter 1: American culture in red, white, and black Chapter 2: Mass culture and mass politics, 1800-1860Chapter 3: The age of the city, 1860-1900; Chapter 4: The new mass culture, 1900-1945; Chapter 5: The suburbanization of American culture; Chapter 6: The world wide web of American culture; Further reading; General; Colonial period and nineteenth century; Twentieth century; Index
Series Title: Very Short Introductions Ser.

Abstract:

From the Boston Tea Party to the Dodgers, from the blues to Andy Warhol, and from dime novels to Disneyland, the history of American culture tells us how previous generations of Americans have imagined themselves, their nation, and their relationship to the world and its peoples. This Very Short Introduction recounts the history of American culture and its creation by diverse social and ethnic groups.

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