By Neil Campbell, Alasdair Kean
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'Something of a godsend ... as a educating source this e-book is moment to none ... achieves degrees of multiplicity hardly ever, if ever, reached via others.' - Borderlines: stories in American Culture
This 3rd version of American Cultural Studies has been up-to-date all through take into consideration the advancements of the final six years, delivering an creation to the crucial subject matters in smooth American tradition and explores how those subject matters should be interpreted.
Chapters within the publication speak about a number of the facets of yank cultural lifestyles corresponding to faith, gender and sexuality, and regionalism. Updates and revisions include:
- discussion of Barack Obama’s upward thrust to strength and the tip of the ‘Bush Years’
- consideration of ‘Hemispheric American reports’ and the expanding debates approximately globalisation and the position of america
- up-to-date case-studies, corresponding to The Wire and Nurse Jackie,
- more on suburbia, the Mexican-border crossing, the Twilight phenomena and so forth
- updated further-reading lists.Accompanying website.
American Cultural Studies is a center textual content and an available creation to the interdisciplinary examine of yankee tradition.
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American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture by Neil Campbell, Alasdair Kean