American Culture: An Anthology of Civilization Texts

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Anders Breidlid, Fredrik Chr Brøgger, Torbjorn Sirevag, Oyvind T. Gulliksen
Psychology Press, 1996 - 404 sider
American Culture is an anthology of primary, documentary texts of American civilisation using excerpts from speeches, political addresses, articles, interviews, oral histories, autobiographies, advertisements and song lyrics.
Edited by academics who are highly experienced in the study and teaching of American Studies across a wide range of institutions, this volume provides:
* a wide range of texts that introduce the students to various sides of American society in an historical perspective: its regions, immigration, social structure, ethnic groups, ideology, religion and popular culture
* primary sources of American life that students themselves can subject to cultural analysis and discussions in class
* linking text arranged thematically
* a means of seeing and understanding the ways in which language and culture are closely related, enabling students to integrate the study of culture and language and develop a combination of linguistic and cultural analytical skills.c and cultural analytical skills.
 

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Innhold

Introduction
6
Tecumseh
10
Seattle
13
Helen Hunt Jackson
16
Buffi SaxnUMarie
20
Leslie Silko
22
IMMIGRATION
33
Ellis Island c 1912
37
John Kenneth Galbraith
158
Hedrick Smith
172
Francis Grund
190
Andrew Jackson
203
CLASS STRUCTURE
209
Lyndon B Johnson
223
Ralph aldo Emerson
238
Billy Graham
251

Ol e E Relvaag
46
Michael Lee Cohen
59
August 1994
66
Septima Clark
71
Moses Grandy
73
Malcolm X
88
WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES
97
Seneca Falls Convention
103
Mendel IsSueur
109
Betty Friedan
115
Frederick Jackson Turner
118
Duane Hanson 1970
119
Studs Terkel
122
National NOW Times Editorial
129
health care reform
130
Andrew Jackson
133
James Madison
144
John Marshall
153
Midwest Crusade 1973
252
EDUCATION
263
John Dewey
269
US Congressmen
275
Allan Bloom
282
Studs Terkel
290
Bessie Smith
301
Studs Terkel
309
Martin Scorsese Paul Schrader and Robert de Niro
315
THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD
323
George C Marshall
337
speech 1961
346
George Bush
351
Haiti September 1994
357
Thomas Jefferson with Amendments by the Continental Congress
364
Theodore Roosevelt
377
Suggested further reading
399
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