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Title A companion to American cultural history / edited by Karen Halttunen.
Published Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2008.
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 Learning Commons  E169.1 .C684 2008    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 462 p. ; 26 cm.
Series Blackwell companions to American history
Blackwell companions to American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I: Early America -- Cultural encounters: Americans and Europeans -- Cultures of colonial settlement -- British America in the eighteenth century -- The Revolution and the Early Republic -- Part II: The Nineteenth Century -- Antebellum cultural history -- Religion and reform -- Black culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- The Civil War in American culture -- The West -- The Gilded Age -- Immigration and ethnic culture -- Cultural watersheds in Fin de Si├Ęcle America -- Part III: The Twentieth Century -- Consumer culture and mass culture -- Modernism -- Politics and culture in the 1930s and 1940s -- The 1950s and 1960s -- The globalization of American culture -- Part IV: Thematic and Methodological Approaches -- Cultural theory, dialogue, and American cultural history -- Situating visual culture -- Material cultures -- Performance and display -- Gender and sexuality -- Race and ethnicity -- Popular culture -- History and memory -- Part V: The Cultural Turn in Other Fields -- Culturalist approaches to intellectual history -- The impact of the cultural concept on social history -- Religious history and the cultural turn -- Political history and the tool of culture -- The cultural history of foreign relations.
Subject United States -- Civilization -- Study and teaching (Higher)
United States -- Civilization -- Historiography.
United States -- Study and teaching (Higher)
United States -- Historiography.
Related Names Halttunen, Karen, 1951-
ISBN 9780631235668 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0631235663 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 162118803