Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture - Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture by Robert Gregg
As a meeting point for global cultures, the United States is characterized by its breadth and diversity. Recognizing that diversity is the hallmark of American culture, this volume is organized…
Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture synopsis
As a meeting point for global cultures, the United States is characterized by its breadth and diversity. Recognizing that diversity is the hallmark of Americanculture, this volume is organized around a keen awareness of race, sex, class, and space, with more than 1,200 alphabetical entries - spanning the American Century from the end of World War II - the encyclopedia provides a comprehensive source of insightful coverage And stimulating all aspects of that culture. Evaluations range from short definitions to longer public articles with a full referral, comprehensive cataloging and a list of objective contents.
The volume provides a basic cultural context for both American and American teachers and students, as well as providing great insights into the Americanculture of the general reader. Suggestions for further reading, which track most entries, are also priceless guides to more specialized sources..
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