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Not Like Us: How Europeans Have Loved, Hated, And Transformed American Culture Since World War II
     

Not Like Us: How Europeans Have Loved, Hated, And Transformed American Culture Since World War II

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by Richard Pells, Elliot Beard (Designed by), Marty Blake (Illustrator)
 

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Debunking the myth of the "Americanization" of Europe, a noted historian presents an authoritative and engrossing cultural history of how America tried to remake Europe in its own image, and how the Europeans successfully retained their identity in the face of American mass culture. Richard Pells provides a new paradigm for understanding the survival of local and

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Debunking the myth of the "Americanization" of Europe, a noted historian presents an authoritative and engrossing cultural history of how America tried to remake Europe in its own image, and how the Europeans successfully retained their identity in the face of American mass culture. Richard Pells provides a new paradigm for understanding the survival of local and national cultures in a global setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465001637
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1460L (what's this?)

Meet the Author


Richard Pells is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin. He has held visiting professorships at universities in the Netherlands, Denmark, Brazil, and Australia, and has lectured widely in Europe and America on topics in cultural history. The author of The Liberal Mind in a Conservative Age and Radical Visions and American Dreams, he lives in Austin, Texas.

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