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The Cambridge companion to modern American culture

Author: Christopher Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This Companion is essential reading for students and teachers of American studies around the world.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Bigsby
ISBN: 0521601096 9780521601092 0521841321 9780521841320
OCLC Number: 255505505
Description: XV, 496 Seiten.
Contents: 1. What then is the American? Christopher Bigsby; 2. The American century Godfrey Hodgson; 3. The regions and regionalism Richard King; 4. Immigration to the United States in the twentieth century Roger Daniels; 5. Religion in the United States in the twentieth century: 1900-60 Peter W. Williams; 6. Shifting boundaries: religion and the United States 1960-present Wade Clark Roof and Natalie Caron; 7. The Hispanic background of the United States Nicolas Kanellos; 8. African Americans since 1900 Werner Sollors; 9. Asian Americans James Kyung-Jin Lee; 10. Women in the twentieth century S. J. Kleinberg; 11. Queer America Robert McRuer; 12. The road to Empire: the United States, war and the twentieth century Kenneth P. O'Brien; 13. The culture of the Cold War Stephen J. Whitfield; 14. Secret America: the CIA and American culture Hugh Wilford; 15. Vietnam and the 1960s John Hellmann; 16. New York City and the struggle of the modern Eric Homberger; 17. Music: sound: technology William Brooks; 18. African American music of the twentieth century Paul Oliver; 19. Hollywood cinema Walter Metz; 20. Popular culture Paul Buhle; 21. Theatre Brenda Murphy; 22. Society and the novel in twentieth-century America Emory Elliott; 23. 'Preferring the wrong way': the ethical diversity of US twentieth-century poetry Tim Woods.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Companion to modern American culture
Modern American culture
Responsibility: ed. by Christopher Bigsby.
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