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American Civilizing Process.

Author: Stephen Mennell
Publisher: Wiley, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Stephen Mennell is Professor of Sociology at University College Dublin.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mennell, Stephen.
American Civilizing Process.
: Wiley, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Mennell
ISBN: 9780745655383 0745655386
OCLC Number: 1044728564
Description: 1 online resource (402 pages)
Contents: COVER ; COPYRIGHT; Contents; Preface; Prologue: Civilizing Processes; 1 'American Civilization'; 2 'Fellow Americans' and Outsiders; 3 American Manners Under Scrutiny; 4 American Aristocracies; 5 The Market Society; 6 Violence and Aggressiveness; 7 And Wilderness is Paradise Enow: From Settlements to Independence; 8 But Westward, Look, the Land is Bright: From Frontier to Empire; 9 Integration Struggles; 10 The Curse of the American Dream; 11 Involvement, Detachment and American Religiosity; 12 America and Humanity as a Whole; Notes; References; Index.


Stephen Mennell is Professor of Sociology at University College Dublin.


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