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American culture : myth and reality of a culture of diversity

Author: Larry L Naylor
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America, like other modern nations, is characterized by its diversity and can be seen as a complex and fragmented nation-state. Yet an American culture defined by those beliefs and behaviors that all Americans do share, irrespective of their other cultural affiliations, does exist. This book presents an innovative approach to the issues and aspects in the study of America's unique culture. The real diversity of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry L Naylor
ISBN: 089789541X 9780897895415 0897895428 9780897895422
OCLC Number: 37580322
Description: xii, 168 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The idea of culture --
America and Americans --
Ideas Americans live by --
American social structure --
American organzational structure --
The diversity that is America.
Responsibility: Larry L. Naylor.

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While not an exhaustive treatment of the culture, this volume serves as a point of departure for discussions of American culture in a variety of courses both within and outside the discipline of  Read more...

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