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Post-nationalist American studies

Author: John Carlos Rowe
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Post-Nationalist American Studies seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. The goal of the book's contributors is a less insular, more trans-national, comparative approach to American Studies, one that questions dominant American myths rather than canonizes them. Articulating new ways to think about American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Carlos Rowe
ISBN: 0520224388 9780520224384 0520224396 9780520224391
OCLC Number: 42812958
Description: xiii, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Post-nationalism, globalism, and the new American studies / John Carlos Rowe --
Creating the multicultural nation: adventures in post-nationalist American studies in the 1990s / George J. Sánchez --
Rethinking (and reteaching) the civil religion in post-nationalist American studies / Jay Mechling --
Foreign affairs: women, war, and the Pacific / Katherine Kinney --
Making comparisons: first contact, ethnocentrism, and cross-cultural communication / Steven Mailloux --
Race, nation, and equality: Olaudah Equiano's Interesting narrative and a genealogy of U.S. mercantilism / David Kazanjian --
Joaquín Murrieta and the American 1848 / Shelley Streeby --
My border stories: life narratives, interdisciplinarity, and post-nationalism in ethnic studies / Barbara Brinson Curiel --
How Tiger Woods lost his stripes: post-nationalist American studies as a history of race, migration, and the commodification of culture / Henry Yu.
Responsibility: edited by John Carlos Rowe.
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Seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. This work deals with cross-cultural communication, race  Read more...

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