Americanism : new perspectives on the history of an ideal /

What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity--as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a political language, and a cultural style imbued with political meaning. In response to the pervas...

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Other Authors: Kazin, Michael, 1948- (Editor), McCartin, Joseph Anthony (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006.
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Summary:What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity--as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a political language, and a cultural style imbued with political meaning. In response to the pervasive vision of Americanism as a battle cry or a smug assumption, this collection of essays stirs up new questions and debates that challenge us to rethink the model currently being exported, too often by force, to the rest of the world.
Physical Description:1 online resource (vi, 279 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780807869710
0807869716
9781469602332
1469602334