9/11 Culture: America Under Construction

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Wiley-Blackwell, Apr 14, 2009 - History - 191 pages
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9/11 Culture serves as a timely and accessible introduction to the complexities of American culture in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.
  • Gives balanced examinations of a broad catalogue of artifacts from film, music, photography, literary fiction, and other popular arts
  • Investigates the ways that 9/11 has exerted a shaping force on a wide range of practices, from the politics of femininity to the poetics of redemption
  • Includes pedagogical material to assist understanding and teaching, including film and discographies, and a useful teachers' preface

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Rumors
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Telethon
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Snapshots
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Copyright

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Jeffrey Melnick is Associate Professor of American Studies at Babson College. He is author of two books on Black-Jewish relations: A Right to Sing the Blues: African Americans, Jews, and American Popular Song (1999) and Black-Jewish Relations on Trial: Leo Frank and Jim Conley in the New South (2000). Melnick is an active public speaker has appeared many times on local and national radio and television.

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