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American Visions #4: The American Studies Anthology

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A rich and rewarding subject of popular imagination, the United States is compellingly portrayed in this first anthology designed specifically for American studies courses. Offering an indispensable introduction to the long and varied history of generalizing about America, leading scholar Richard Horwitz has compiled the definitive anthology for American studies and American culture courses. Brimming with imaginative selections, the reader contains essays, plays, songs, comedy, legal documents, speeches, and poems by a rich array of authors-both domestic and international-whose writings echo recurring American themes. Horwitz's insightful introduction and headnotes seamlessly guide the reader to an understanding of both America and American studies.

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This anthology, designed specifically for American studies courses, introduces the history of generalizing about America, with essays, plays, songs, comedy, legal documents, speeches, and poems by international and domestic writers from various periods of history. Each selection includes a brief introduction. An overall introduction summarizes key themes in the study of American culture, looking at the history of the field and at current controversies. Horwitz is professor, graduate director, and director of public outreach for the American Studies Department at the University of Iowa. The anthology lacks a subject index.
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Synopsis:

America remains a rich and rewarding subject of popular imagination. This new book-the first anthology designed specifically for American studies courses-is an introduction to the long and varied history of generalizing about America. Richard Horwitz, one

Synopsis:

America remains a rich and rewarding subject of popular imagination. This book is an introduction to the long and varied history of generalizing about America. Richard Horwitz, one of the intellectual and organizational leaders in the American studies field, has compiled the definitive anthology on this topic.

Filled with imaginative selections, this book contains essays, plays, songs, comedy, legal documents, speeches, and poems. The writings include both international and domestic works by a rich variety of authors whose words echo important American themes. Collectively, the anthology identifies the ways in which these many observers have attempted to characterize America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780842028295
Editor:
Horwitz, Richard P.
Publisher:
Sr Books
Editor:
Horwitz, Richard P.
Author:
Horwitz, Richard P.
Location:
Wilmington, Del.
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
National characteristics, american
Subject:
United States Civilization.
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-369).
Series:
American Visions
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
376
Dimensions:
9.01x5.90x.89 in. 1.16 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , America remains a rich and rewarding subject of popular imagination. This new book-the first anthology designed specifically for American studies courses-is an introduction to the long and varied history of generalizing about America. Richard Horwitz, one
"Synopsis" by , America remains a rich and rewarding subject of popular imagination. This book is an introduction to the long and varied history of generalizing about America. Richard Horwitz, one of the intellectual and organizational leaders in the American studies field, has compiled the definitive anthology on this topic.

Filled with imaginative selections, this book contains essays, plays, songs, comedy, legal documents, speeches, and poems. The writings include both international and domestic works by a rich variety of authors whose words echo important American themes. Collectively, the anthology identifies the ways in which these many observers have attempted to characterize America.

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