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American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture

American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture
Author: Neil Campbell - Alasdair Kean
ISBN 13: 9780415346665
ISBN 10: 415346665
Edition: 2
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2006-07-27
Format: Perfect Paperback
Pages: 344
List Price: $41.95

This much-needed update of American Cultural Studies provides an introduction to the central themes in modern American culture and exploring how these themes can be interpreted.

Neil Campbell and Alasdair Kean discuss the various aspects of American cultural life such as religion, gender and sexuality and regionalism. Updates and revisions include:

  • a new introduction engaging with current debates in the field

  • an all-new chapter on foreign policy

  • thorough discussion of globalization and Americanization

  • new case studies

  • updated list of further reading.

A refreshing and contemporary update of a staple text on American Studies reading lists.


Employs a multidisciplinary approach to vital issues in the development of modern America, including such issues as gender, sexuality, youth, race, and religion, with each topic explored from a range of critical perspectives. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.