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A companion to American cultural history

Author: Karen Halttunen
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2008.
Series: Blackwell companions to American history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Companion to American Cultural History offers a historiographic overview of the scholarship, with special attention to the major studies and debates that have shaped the field, and an assessment of where it is currently headed.
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Companion to American cultural history.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2008
(OCoLC)654845087
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Halttunen
ISBN: 9780631235668 0631235663 9780470691762 047069176X
OCLC Number: 162118803
Description: xiii, 461 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Cultural encounters : Americans and Europeans / Peter C. Mancall --
Cultures of colonial settlement / Carla Gardina Pestana --
British America in the eighteenth century / Karin Wulf --
The Revolution and the early republic / Catherine E. Kelly --
Antebellum cultural history / James W. Cook --
Religion and reform / Lewis Perry --
Black culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Demetrius L. Eudell --
The Civil War in American culture / Alice Fahs --
The West / Ann Fabian --
The Gilded Age / Scott A. Sandage --
Immigration and ethnic culture / Hasia R. Diner --
Cultural watersheds in Fin de siècle America / Janet M. Davis --
Consumer culture and mass culture / Charles F. McGovern --
Modernism / Joel Dinerstein --
Politics and culture in the 1930s and 1940s / Julia L. Foulkes --
The 1950s and 1960s / Daniel Belgrad --
The globalization of American culture / Petra Goedde --
Cultural theory, dialogue, and American cultural history / George Lipsitz --
Situating visual culture / Sally M. Promey --
Material cultures / J. Ritchie Garrison --
Performance and display / M. Alison Kibler --
Gender and sexuality / Jane H. Hunter --
Race and ethnicity / Eric Avila --
Popular culture / Nan Enstad --
History and memory / David Glassberg --
Culturalist approaches to intellectual history / Casey Nelson Blake --
The impact of the culture concept on social history / Lawrence B. Glickman --
Religious history and the cultural turn / Leigh E. Schmidt --
Political history and the tool of culture / Joanne B. Freeman --
The cultural history of foreign relations / Andrew J. Rotter.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to American history.
Responsibility: edited by Karen Halttunen.
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