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A Concise Companion to American Studies.

Author/Creator:
Rowe, John Carlos.
Publication:
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (476 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies
Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies
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Subjects:
National characteristics, American -- History.
United States -- Study and teaching.
United States -- Civilization.
United States -- Historiography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A Companion to American Studies is an essential volume that brings together voices and scholarship from across the spectrum of American experience. A collection of 22 original essays which provides an unprecedented introduction to the "new" American Studies: a comparative, transnational, postcolonial and polylingual discipline Addresses a variety of subjects, from foundations and backgrounds to the field, to different theories of the "new" American Studies, and issues from globalization and technology to transnationalism and post-colonialism Explores the relationship between American Studies and allied fields such as Ethnic Studies, Feminist, Queer and Latin American Studies Designed to provoke discussion and help students and scholars at all levels develop their own approaches to contemporary American Studies.
Contents:
A Concise Companion to American Studies
Contents
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
PART I Foundations and Backgrounds
CHAPTER ONE Puritan Origins
CHAPTER TWO Cultural Anthropology and the Routes of American Studies, 1851-1942
CHAPTER THREE The Laboring of American Culture
CHAPTER FOUR Is Class an American Study?
CHAPTER FIVE Religious Studies
CHAPTER SIX American Languages
PART II Ethnic Studies and American Studies
CHAPTER SEVEN Blood Lines and Blood Shed: Intersectionality and Differential Consciousness in Ethnic Studies and American Studies
CHAPTER EIGHT Native American Studies
CHAPTER NINE The Locations of Chicano/a and Latino/a Studies
CHAPTER TEN African American Studies
CHAPTER ELEVEN Reckoning Nation and Empire: Asian American Critique
PART III The New American Studies
CHAPTER TWELVE Western Hemispheric Drama and Performance
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Postnational and Postcolonial Reconfigurations of American Studies in the Postmodern Condition
CHAPTER FOURTEEN Culture, US Imperialism, and Globalization
CHAPTER FIFTEEN Sugar, Sex, and Empire: Sarah Orne Jewett's "The Foreigner" and the Spanish-American War
CHAPTER SIXTEEN The Rapprochement of Technology Studies and American Studies
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN The World Wide Web and Digital Culture: New Borders, New Media, New American Studies
PART IV Problems and Issues
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Regionalism
CHAPTER NINETEEN The West and Manifest Destiny
CHAPTER TWENTY Canadian Studies and American Studies
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE The US University under Siege: Confronting Academic Unfreedom
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO Popular, Mass, and High Culture
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Rowe, John Carlos A Concise Companion to American Studies
ISBN:
9781444319088
9781405109246
OCLC:
605036332