A Concise Companion to American Studies
Edited by John Carlos Rowe
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Concise Companion to American Studies by John Carlos Rowe
Book DescriptionA Companion to American Studies is an essential volume thatbrings together voices and scholarship from across the spectrum ofAmerican experience. * A collection of 22 original essays which provides anunprecedented introduction to the "new" American Studies: acomparative, transnational, postcolonial and polylingualdiscipline * Addresses a variety of subjects, from foundations andbackgrounds to the field, to different theories of the new American Studies, and issues from globalizationand technology to transnationalism and post-colonialism * Explores the relationship between American Studies and alliedfields such as Ethnic Studies, Feminist, Queer and Latin AmericanStudies * Designed to provoke discussion and help students and scholarsat all levels develop their own approaches to contemporary AmericanStudies
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405109246
(255mm x 183mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John Carlos Rowe
Historical Guide to Henry James, Hardback (February 2012)
An excellent primer to the work and milieu of Henry James, this collection of essays highlights the historical and cultural issues that influenced the great novelist.
Post-Nationalist American Studies, Paperback (November 2000)
Seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. This work deals with cross-cultural communication, race and gender, global and local identities, and the complex tensions between symbolic and political economies.
Literary Culture and US Imperialism, Hardback (August 2000)» View all books by John Carlos Rowe
Rowe offers a sweeping re-assessment of American imperialism, arguing that the growing nation was driven primarily by a quest for marketers, rather than for land.
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Author Biography - 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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