By Anders Breidlid,Fredrik Chr. Brøgger,Oyvind T. Gulliksen,Torbjorn Sirevag
This second version of American tradition includes modern occasions and offers an advent to American civilization. Extracts are taken from assorted assets such as political addresses, articles, interviews, oral histories and advertisements.
Edited through teachers who're hugely skilled within the learn and instructing of yankee reports throughout quite a lot of associations, this publication provides:
- texts that introduce facets of yankee society in a old perspective
- primary assets and pictures that may be used because the foundation for representation, research and discussion
- linking textual content which stresses topics instead of supplying an easy chronological survey.
American Culture brings jointly fundamental texts from 1600 to the current day to provide a entire evaluation of, and advent to, American culture.
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