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origins and originality of American culture

by International Conference in American Studies (1980 Budapest, Hungary)

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Published by Akadémiai Kiadó, Distributed in the U.S.A. by Humanities Press in Budapest, Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
    • English language -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Tibor Frank.
      ContributionsFrank, Tibor., Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem., Magyar Tudományos Akadémia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS7 .I57 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 800 p. ;
      Number of Pages800
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2592300M
      ISBN 109630534878
      LC Control Number85145193

        Protests of Confederate flags and monuments have grown since , but resistance is not new. African Americans have been protesting against Confederate monuments since they were erected.   Meikle, professor of American studies and art history at the University of Texas, presents a splendid history of plastic. The book is authoritative, thorough, interdisciplinary and intriguing. As aptly characterized in the preface, "the narrative itself takes on a certain plasticity, touching in turn on the histories of technology and invention Reviews: 5.

      Cultural genre: new releases and popular books, including The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue, Cinderella Is Dead by Kalynn Bayron, Utopia Avenue by D.   Jerkins makes plain that denying space for Black identities in history is itself a legacy as American as its original sins of racism and enslavement. By exploring the truth of that past with such.

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