A Concise Companion to American Studies PDF ePub eBook

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  • Format Name: A Concise Companion to American Studies
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  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
  • Data Published: 15 December 2010
  • ISBN: 1444331744
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  • Format eBook: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • File Size: 52MB
  • Language: English
  • Number of Pages: 480 pages
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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

About John Carlos Rowe

John Carlos Rowe is USC Associates' Professor of the Humanities and Chair of the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. He has written and edited many books, including The Vietnam War and American Culture (1991), Post-Nationalist American Studies (2000), Literary Culture and U.S. Imperialism: From the Revolution to World War II (2000), and The New American Studies (2002).

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