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Author Breidlid, Anders.

Title American Culture : an Anthology
Edition 2nd ed
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (463 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. American Indians; Introduction; 1 Thomas Jefferson: "Confidential Message to Congress" (1803); 2 Tecumseh: "We All Belong to One Family" (1811); 3 Seattle: From "The Dead Are Not Powerless" (1854); 4 Helen Hunt Jackson: From A Century of Dishonor (1881); 5 US Congress: From The General Allotment Act (1887); 6 John Collier: "Full Indian Democracy" (1943); 7 Leslie Silko: "The Man to Send Rain Clouds" (1969); 8 Buffy Sainte-Marie: "My Country" (1971)
18 Oscar Handlin: From The Uprooted (1951)19 Al Santoli: From "Mojados (Wetbacks)" (1988); 20 Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.: "E Pluribus Unum?" (1992); 3. African Americans; Introduction; 21 Moses Grandy: "The Auction Block" (pre-1860); 22 Joseph Ingraham: "A Peep into a Slave-Mart" (pre-1860); 23 Sojourner Truth: "Ain't I a Woman?" (1851); 24 Abraham Lincoln: Final Emancipation Proclamation (1863); 25 William DuBois: "This Double-Consciousness" (1903); From "Of the Faith of the Fathers" (1903); 26 Gwendolyn Brooks: "We Real Cool" (1960); 27 Martin Luther King, Jr.: "I Have a Dream" (1963)
28 US Congress: The Civil Rights Act (1964)29 Malcolm X: From "The Ballot or the Bullet" (1965); From "The Black Man" (1965); 30 Septima Clark: "Teach How Change Comes About" (pre-1987); 4. Women's Studies; Introduction; 31 Alexis de Tocqueville: "The Young Woman in the Character of a Wife" (1848); 32 Seneca Falls Convention: Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions (1848); 33 Kate Chopin: "The Story of an Hour" (1894); 34 Charlotte Perkins Gilman: From Women and Economics (1898); 35 Meridel LeSueur: "Women on the Breadlines" (1932); 36 Betty Friedan: "That Has No Name" (1963)
37 Studs Terkel: "'Just a Housewife': Therese Carter" (1972)38 Marabel Morgan: "Admire Him" (1973); 39 Merle Woo: From "Letter to Ma" (1980); 40 US Supreme Court: Roe v Wade (1973); 5. Government and Politics; Introduction; 41 Founding Fathers: From The Constitution of the United States (1787); 42 James Madison: "The Union as a Safeguard against Domestic Faction and Insurrection" (1787); 43 John Marshall: From Marbury v Madison (1803); 44 Thomas Jefferson: From "The Roots of Democracy" (1816); 45 Andrew Jackson: From Proclamation to the People of South Carolina (1832)
9 Studs Terkel: "Girl of the Golden West: Ramona Bennett" (1980)10 Joy Harjo: "The Woman Hanging From the Thirteenth Floor Window" (1983); 2. Immigration; Introduction; 11 Emma Lazarus: "The New Colossus" (1883); 12 Henry James: From "The Inconceivable Alien" (1883); 13 Abraham Cahan: "The Meeting" (1896); 14 Mary Antin: From The Promised Land (1912); 15 Owen Wister: From "Shall We Let the Cuckoos Crowd Us Out of Our Nest?" (1921); 16 Edward Bok: From The Americanization of Edward Bok (1921); 17 Ole E. Rølvaag: From "The Power of Evil in High Places" (1927)
Summary This second edition of American Culture includes contemporary events and provides an introduction to American civilization. Extracts are taken from diverse sources such as political addresses, articles, interviews, oral histories and advertisements. Edited by academics who are highly experienced in the study and teaching of American Studies across a wide range of institutions, this book provides:texts that introduce aspects of American society in a historical perspectiveprimary sources and images that can be used as the basis for illustration, analysis and discussionlinking text which stresses
Notes 46 John Marshall Harlan: From Dissenting Opinion in Plessy v Ferguson (1896)
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Subject United States -- Civilization -- Sources
Form Electronic book
Author Brøgger, Fredrik Chr
Gulliksen, Oyvind T
Sirevag, Torbjorn
ISBN 1134235941