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Special relations : the Americanization of Britain?

Author: H L Malchow
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2011], ©2011.
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Special Relations reevaluates Anglo-American cultural exchange by exploring metropolitan London's culture and counterculture from the 1950s to the 1970s. It challenges a tendency in cultural studies to privilege local reception and attempts to restore the concept of Americanization in this critical era of mass tourism, professional exchange, and media globalization--while acknowledging an important degree of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H L Malchow
ISBN: 9780804773997 0804773998
OCLC Number: 670248309
Description: xvii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I : Mayfair modern --
London, USA? --
The embassy and the crowd --
US/Us: the left's special relationship --
Pt. II : The counterculture --
From the Albert Hall to a British counterculture --
California dreamin' --
Venues of liberation --
Pt. III : Freedom --
Anglo-American black liberation --
Riding the second wave : the American face of women's liberation in Britain --
Coming out and coming together: Anglo-American gay liberation --
Pt. IV : Postmodern, antimodern --
Dystopias --
British "heritage" and the Transatlantic marketplace --
Mecklenburgh Square --
Postscript : to the bicentennial/jubilee.
Responsibility: H.L. Malchow.

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