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The Cambridge companion to modern American culture, edited by Christopher Bigsby

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The Cambridge companion to modern American culture
Title
The Cambridge companion to modern American culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christopher Bigsby
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Culture offers a comprehensive, authoritative and accessible overview of the cultural themes and intellectual issues that drive the dominant culture of the twentieth century. This companion explores the social, political and economic forces that have made America what it is today. It shows how these contexts impact upon twentieth-century American literature, cinema and art. An international team of contributors examines the special contribution of African Americans and of immigrant communities to the variety and vibrancy of modern America. The essays range from art to politics, popular culture to sport, immigration and race to religion and war. Varied, extensive and challenging, this Companion is essential reading for students and teachers of American studies around the world. It is the most accessible and useful introduction available to an exciting range of topics in modern American culture
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Dewey number
973.9
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Bigsby, C. W. E.,
Series statement
Cambridge companions to culture
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  • Popular culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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The Cambridge companion to modern American culture, edited by Christopher Bigsby
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 09 Nov 2015)
Contents
1. Introduction: what, then, is the American? / Christopher Bigsby -- 2. The American century / Godfrey Hodgson -- 3. The regions and regionalism / Richard H. King -- 4. Immigration to the United States in the twentieth century / Roger Daniels -- 5. Religion in the United States in the twentieth century: 1900-1960 / Peter W. Williams -- 6. Shifting boundaries: religion and the United States: 1960 to the present / Wade Clark Roof and Nathalie Caron -- 7. The Hispanic background of the United States / Nicolás Kanellos -- 8. African Americans since 1900 / Werner Sollors -- 9. Asian Americans / James Kyung-Jin Lee -- 10. Women in the twentieth century / S.J. Kleinberg -- 11. Queer America / Robert McRuer -- 12. The United States, war, and the twentieth century / Kenneth P. O'Brien -- 13. The culture of the Cold War / Stephen J. Whitfield -- 14. Secret America: the CIA and American culture / Hugh Wilford -- 15. Vietnam and the 1960s / John Hellmann -- 16. New York City and the struggle of the modern / Eric Homberger -- 17. Music: sound: technology / William Brooks -- 18. African American music of the twentieth century / Paul Oliver -- 19. Hollywood cinema / Walter Metz -- 20. Popular culture / Paul Buhle -- 21. Theatre / Brenda Murphy -- 22. Society and the novel in twentieth-century America / Emory Elliott -- 23. "Preferring the wrong way": mapping the ethical diversity of US twentieth-century poetry / Tim Woods
Control code
CR9781139001175
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 496 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139001175
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781139001175
Label
The Cambridge companion to modern American culture, edited by Christopher Bigsby
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 09 Nov 2015)
Contents
1. Introduction: what, then, is the American? / Christopher Bigsby -- 2. The American century / Godfrey Hodgson -- 3. The regions and regionalism / Richard H. King -- 4. Immigration to the United States in the twentieth century / Roger Daniels -- 5. Religion in the United States in the twentieth century: 1900-1960 / Peter W. Williams -- 6. Shifting boundaries: religion and the United States: 1960 to the present / Wade Clark Roof and Nathalie Caron -- 7. The Hispanic background of the United States / Nicolás Kanellos -- 8. African Americans since 1900 / Werner Sollors -- 9. Asian Americans / James Kyung-Jin Lee -- 10. Women in the twentieth century / S.J. Kleinberg -- 11. Queer America / Robert McRuer -- 12. The United States, war, and the twentieth century / Kenneth P. O'Brien -- 13. The culture of the Cold War / Stephen J. Whitfield -- 14. Secret America: the CIA and American culture / Hugh Wilford -- 15. Vietnam and the 1960s / John Hellmann -- 16. New York City and the struggle of the modern / Eric Homberger -- 17. Music: sound: technology / William Brooks -- 18. African American music of the twentieth century / Paul Oliver -- 19. Hollywood cinema / Walter Metz -- 20. Popular culture / Paul Buhle -- 21. Theatre / Brenda Murphy -- 22. Society and the novel in twentieth-century America / Emory Elliott -- 23. "Preferring the wrong way": mapping the ethical diversity of US twentieth-century poetry / Tim Woods
Control code
CR9781139001175
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 496 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139001175
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
CR9781139001175

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