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American thought and culture in the 21st century

Author: Martin Halliwell; Catherine Morley
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume considers the changing patterns of American thought and culture in its transition into the early 21st century.

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Halliwell; Catherine Morley
ISBN: 9780748626014 0748626018 0748626026 9780748626021
OCLC Number: 804134234
Description: xii, 324 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Note on Contributors; Introduction: The Next American Century?, Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley; Part 1: Politics; 1. American Politics in the 1990s and 2000s, Dominic Sandbrook (Rothmere American Institute, Oxford); 2. American Leadership into the New Century, John Dumbrell (Durham University); 3. 9/11 and US Foreign Policy, David Ryan (University College Cork); 4. Three Variations on Liberalism, Peter Kuryla (Vanderbilt University); 5. The Rise of Postmodern Conservatism, Kevin Mattson (Ohio University); 6. US Propaganda, Nancy Snow (University of Southern California); Part 2: Society; 7. Contemporary Social Criticism, Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn (Syracuse University); 8. Religion in Post-Secular America, Wilfred M. McClay (University of Tennessee); 9. The US and Globalization, Howard Brick (Washington University, St Louis); 10. The Future of Medicine, Christopher Thomas Scott (Stanford University); 11. Technology in the 21st Century, Carroll Pursell (Macquarie University, Australia); 12. America and the Environment, John Wills (University of Kent, Canterbury); Part 3: Culture; 13. Contemporary American Culture, Martin Halliwell (University of Leicester); 14. Cultural Pluralism and National Identity, Rebecca Tillett (University of East Anglia); 15. Writing in the Wake of 9/11, Catherine Morley (Oxford Brookes University); 16. American Ways of Seeing, Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin); 17. Television and Digital Media, Lynn Spigel and Max Dawson (Northwestern University); 18. Animation and Digital Culture, Paul Wells (Loughborough University); Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Halliwell and Catherine Morley.

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