By Neil Campbell, Alasdair Kean
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'Something of a godsend ... as a educating source this booklet is moment to none ... achieves degrees of multiplicity hardly, if ever, reached via others.' - Borderlines: reviews 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, offering an creation to the relevant subject matters in sleek American tradition and explores how those issues will be interpreted.
Chapters within the publication speak about many of the elements of yankee cultural existence resembling faith, gender and sexuality, and regionalism. Updates and revisions include:
- discussion of Barack Obama’s upward thrust to energy and the top of the ‘Bush Years’
- consideration of ‘Hemispheric American reviews’ and the expanding debates approximately globalisation and the function of america
- up-to-date case-studies, equivalent 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 middle textual content and an obtainable creation to the interdisciplinary learn of yank tradition.
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American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture by Neil Campbell, Alasdair Kean