Not Like Us
How Europeans Have Loved, Hated, and Transformed American Culture Since World War II
By (author) Richard H. Pells
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Not Like Us by Richard H. Pells
Book DescriptionDebunking the myth of the "Americanization" of Europe, a noted historian presents an authoritative and engrossing cultural history of how America tried to remake Europe in its own image, and how the Europeans successfully retained their identity in the face of American mass culture. Richard Pells provides a new paradigm for understanding the survival of local and national cultures in a global setting.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780465001637
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Basic Books
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 21-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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The United States not only plays a large role in shaping international entertainment and tastes, it is also a consumer of foreign intellectual and artistic influences. This title reveals how the American artists, novelists, composers, jazz musicians, and filmmakers who were part of the Modernist movement were greatly influenced by outside ideas.
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Author Biography - Richard H. Pells
Richard Pells is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin. He has held visiting professorships at universities in the Netherlands, Denmark, Brazil, and Australia, and has lectured widely in Europe and America on topics in cultural history. The author of The Liberal Mind in a Conservative Age and Radical Visions and American Dreams, he lives in Austin, Texas.
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