Introduction to American Studies / Edition 2

Introduction to American Studies / Edition 2

by Malcolm Bradbury
     
 

ISBN-10: 058201526X

ISBN-13: 9780582015265

Pub. Date: 07/28/1989

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.

'Introduction to American Studies' aims to convey through thirteen interdisciplinary essays the importance of American Studies and something of the excitement that arises from studying it. It provides a coherent and developing portrait of American history, literature, culture and society; it also deals with some of the central themes and preoccupations of American…  See more details below

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'Introduction to American Studies' aims to convey through thirteen interdisciplinary essays the importance of American Studies and something of the excitement that arises from studying it. It provides a coherent and developing portrait of American history, literature, culture and society; it also deals with some of the central themes and preoccupations of American life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780582015265
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1989
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
5.44(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology
Introduction1
1New Founde Land24
2The first new nation46
3New England in the nation66
4The Old South90
5The Frontier West109
6The immigrant experience130
7The black experience150
8The loss of innocence: 1880-1914178
9The Twenties197
10The Thirties220
11War and Cold War242
12The Sixties and Seventies272
13The Eighties304
14The United States after Reagan321
Maps345
Notes on the contributors352
Index356

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