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The Power of culture : critical essays in American history

Author: Richard Wightman Fox; T J Jackson Lears
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More and more scholars are turning to cultural history in order to make sense of the American past. This volume brings together nine original essays by some leading practitioners in the field. The essays aim to exhibit the promise of a cultural approach to understanding the range of American experiences from the seventeenth century to the present. Expanding on the editors' pathbreaking The Culture of Consumption,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wightman Fox; T J Jackson Lears
ISBN: 0226259544 9780226259543 0226259552 9780226259550
OCLC Number: 26635826
Description: vi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sherwood Anderson / Jackson Lears --
Unlimn'd they disappear / Christopher P. Wilson --
Early American murder narratives / Karen Halttunen --
Intimacy on trial / Richard Wightman Fox --
The class experience of mass consumption / Lizabeth Cohen --
Between culture and consumption / Joan Shelley Rubin --
Fighting for the American family / Robert Westbrook --
Making time / Michael L. Smith --
An atmosphere of effrontery / Casey Nelson Blake.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Wightman Fox and T.J. Jackson Lears.
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This volume brings together nine original essays by cultural historians. The works aim to exhibit the promise of a cultural approach to understanding the range of American experiences from the  Read more...

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