Description - A Concise Companion to American Studies by John Carlos Rowe
A 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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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).