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

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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.

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

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780465001637
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 4/28/1998
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Pages: 444
  • Sales rank: 1,159,517
  • Lexile: 1460L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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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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    Here, video game characters can mingle and talk with one another! In a ruined city, the debris of a couple buildings was cleared to make way for a starship. The SR-2 Normandy, to be exact. A camp is set up around the ship, though it was empty. Just waiting for visitors.
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