American Civilization: An Introduction

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Psychology Press, 2005 - History - 375 pages
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Concise Blurb: 'The best friend for American Studies students DEL' Julio Canero Serrano, Alcala de Heneres University 'Every chapter states the major issues and offers clear synthesis of the main interpretations.' Francesco Meli, IULM University 'Excellent for current information anout the US DEL' Felicity Hand, Universitat Autonoma 'Easy to read and clear DEL jargon-free and does not take any knowledge for granted.' Barbara Ozieblo, Universidad de Malaga 'Good, clearly written and concise DEL' Jim O'Brien, Higher European Studies 'Contains a variety and wealth of information DEL' J. Raynaud, St. Etienne University American Civilization is a comprehensive introduction to contemporary American life. It covers the key dimensions of American society including geography and the environment, immigration and minorities, government and politics, foreign policy, the legal system, the economy, social services, education, religion, the media and the arts. This fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and includes many updated illustrations and case studies, as well as coverage of the 2004 election, the second Gulf War, and the war on terrorism. introductory level contains essential historical background for American Studies students at the start of the twenty-first century analyzes gender, class and race and America's cosmopolitan population has useful photographs, case studies, questions, terms for discussion and suggestions for websites for further research. American Civilization is a vital introduction to the crucial and complex identities of America.
 

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Le livre en lui même est très bien conçu. Permet d'avoir de très bonne base au sujet de la civilisation américaine. Très recommandé par bcp d'université.
L'aperçu du livre ici n'est de mm pas 30 pages ...

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Contents

I
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II
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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LXXVI
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LXXVII
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LXXIX
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LXXXI
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LXXXII
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LXXXIII
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LXXXV
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LXXI
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LXXIV
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C
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CIX
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CXIII
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CXIV
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CXIX
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CXX
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CXXI
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CXXII
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CXXIII
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CXXIV
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CXXX
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CXXXI
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CXXXII
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CXXXIII
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CXXXIV
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CXXXVI
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CXXXVII
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CXXXVIII
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CXXXIX
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CXL
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CXLI
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CXLII
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CXLIII
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CXLIV
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CXLV
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CXLVI
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CXLVII
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CXLVIII
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CXLIX
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CLI
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CLII
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CLIII
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