Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture (Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture)

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture (Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture)

Gary W. McDonogh


As a gathering aspect for global cultures, the united states is characterised through its breadth and variety. Acknowledging that variety is the basic function of yank tradition, this quantity is geared up round a willing understanding of race, gender, type and house and with over 1,200 alphabetically-arranged entries - spanning 'the American century' from the tip of global warfare II to the current day - the Encyclopedia offers a one-stop resource for insightful and stimulating assurance of all features of that culture.
Entries diversity from brief definitions to longer review essays and with complete cross-referencing, vast indexing, and a thematic contents checklist, this quantity presents a necessary cultural context for either lecturers and scholars of yankee reviews, in addition to supplying interesting insights into American tradition for the final reader. The feedback for additional examining, which follows such a lot entries, also are worthwhile publications to extra really expert assets.

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