2 edition of America in search of culture found in the catalog.
America in search of culture
Orton, William Aylott
|Statement||by William Aylott Orton.|
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|Number of Pages||310|
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In Search of America explores the basic ideals that drive and define the American character. Exquisitely designed, lavishly illustrated with photographs, and peppered with fascinating sidebars, this superb blend of eyewitness reporting and history is a significant, timely achievement/5(9).
Van Wyck Brooks: In Search of American Culture Hardcover – March 3, by James Hoopes (Author)Cited by: 6.
Peter Jennings and Todd Brewster follow up on the success of their book, "The Century" (which I LOVED), with "In Search of America" which is supposed to highlight how all the differences in American society actually unite the nation.
However, I believe the project comes up short/5. In Search of American Jewish Culture (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life) Paperback – October 1, by Stephen J.
Whitfield (Author)Cited by: : In Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension (): Dolan, Jay P.: BooksCited by: The notion of culture, and American culture, creates a focus and exploration into what it means to be an American.
Cultural diversity, multiculturalism, racism, cultural sensitivity and political correctness add to the plethora of considerations in determining what this culture is. American culture comprises a pattern of real cultural diversity. The "Greatest Business Book of All Time" (Bloomsbury UK), In Search of Excellence has long been a must-have for the boardroom, business school, and bedside table.
Based on a study of forty-three of America's best-run companies from a diverse array of business sectors, In Search of Excellence describes eight basic principles of management -- action-stimulating, people-oriented, profit Cited by: In Search of Excellence is a book written by Tom Peters and Robert H.
Waterman, Jr. First published init sold 3 million copies in its first four years, and being the most widely held monograph in the United States from to The book purports to explore the art and science of management used by several s companies. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My library. United States of America - History & Culture AudioBooks | Greatest Audio Books The greatest famous speeches, books, documents, and works of literature from the United States of America.
Discover the history of your hometown with our best-selling picture series, crafted by local authors. Explore hundreds of vintage pictures of our nation's history. "To understand the history and spirit of America, one must know its wars, its laws, and its presidents.
To really understand it, however, one must also know its cheeseburgers, its love songs, and its lawn ornaments.
The long-awaited Guide to the United States Popular Culture provides a single-volume guide to the landscape of everyday life in the United States. Making America: the society & culture of the United States Luther S. Luedtke Snippet view - All Book Search results » About the author () Luther S.
Luedtke is author of Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Romance of the Orient and editor and coauthor of The Study of American Culture. Winner of the National Book Award, Pulitzer Prize, and Nobel Prize, John Steinbeck wrote "The Grapes of Wrath" during and about the Great Depression that seized America in the s.
There’s something innately funny about Merriam-Webster’s announcement, earlier this month, that “culture” is their Word of the Year.“Culture” is the “Scary Movie” of words of Author: Joshua Rothman. Search the BBC Search the BBC.
Culture Menu. Home. Film. Art. Books. Photography. Featured section. Designed. Featured section. Culture in Quarantine. Books. View image of (Credit. Books can change the way we think and can influence events long after they were written. The Library of Congress exhibit "Books That Shaped America" features 88 books — from Thomas Paine's.
The CultureAmerica book series by multiple authors includes books Presidential Temples: How Memorials and Libraries Shape Public Memory, Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/ How One Film Divided a Nation, Those Girls: Single Women in Sixties and Seventies Popular Culture, and several more.
Audio Recordings. American Ways describes the historical development of six traditional cultural values that have shaped the United States, and how they appear in American society today. In contrast to most other ESL (English as a Second Language) textbooks, American Ways consists of original material written by the authors; it is not a collection of separate readings by different authors.
Catholics have struggled to reconcile two sets of values, those as Americans and those as Catholics, for more than years, and in this book, Jay Dolan explores how Catholics have met these challenges as New World followers of an Old World faith.
He argues that the ideals of democracy – and American culture in general – have deeply shaped Catholicism in the U.S.A., even as far back as Author: Jay P. Dolan. Published descriptions of the Newberry’s collections in American history and culture are listed in American History – Publications about the Newberry Library Collections.
Please call the reference desk at () with questions on our holdings, or Contact a Librarian with research questions. According to a study entitled “The Vanishing Center of American Democracy” conducted by the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture (which I lead), about 8 of Author: James Davison Hunter.
In “Culture in America,” Frédéric Martel challenges the view that (French) culture financed by the government is good and that (American) culture shaped by market forces is bad.
Born to a Danish seamstress and a black West Indian cook in one of the Western Hemisphere's most infamous vice districts, Nella Larsen () lived her life in the shadows of America's racial divide.
She wrote about that life, was briefly celebrated in her time, then was lost to later generations--only to be rediscovered and hailed by many as the best black novelist of her generation. All Book Search results » About the author () University of Notre Dame. Bibliographic information.
Title: Material Culture Studies in America American Association for State and Local History book series G - Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series: Editor.
Following the launch of the American Girl magazine inthe first five advice and activity books debuted in Help!, Games and Giggles, Pages and Pockets for Secrets and Stuff, Birthday.
The Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America provides an accessible ready reference on the retention and continuity of African culture within the United conceptual framework holds, first, that culture is a form of self-knowledge and knowledge about self in the world as transmitted from one person to another.
On American culture, Gertrude Himmelfarb's One Nation, Two Cultures, Tom Wolfe's Hooking Up, and Thomas Sowell's The Vision of the Anointed are all good reads from the past few years.
Regarding the role of today's church in our culture, Hugh Hewitt's The Embarrassed Believer, David Wells's No Place for Truth, and Leon Podles's The Church Author: Gene Edward Veith. RELIGION IN POPULAR CULTURE 1 The Oriental Monk in American Popular Culture Jane Naomi Iwamura 2 Consecrating Consumer Culture: Christmas Television Specials Robert J.
Thompson 3 Re-Mythologizing the Divine Feminine in The Da Vinci Code and The Secret Life of Bees Jennie S. Knight 4 Like a Sermon: Popular Religion in Madonna Videos Mark D File Size: 2MB.
Her insights into African-American culture and the pressure to be black is an interesting concept. In the past, foreigners who emigrated to America felt a pressure to become Americanized.
While they still held onto their cultural traditions, they pressured themselves to blend in and become an American. Oprah's message about "American Dirt," her book club's new title: You won't be able to put this book down. But some Latinos are responding with a.
The Culture series is a science fiction series written by Scottish author Iain M. stories centre on the Culture, a utopian, post-scarcity space society of humanoids, aliens, and advanced artificial intelligences living in socialist habitats spread across the Milky Way galaxy.
The main theme of the novels is the dilemmas that an idealistic hyperpower faces in dealing with Author: Iain M. Banks. Culture Technology Business Search Follow us Not so fast, says A.K. Sandoval-Strausz in his enchanting new book Barrio America. It was Author: Elena Botella.
RELIGION AND AMERICAN CULTURE focuses on the relationship of religion to the social and cultural dynamics of American history.
Because most survey texts provide only brief coverage of this topic, Marsden's narrative is designed to explore the role of religion in American : $ The history (and prehistory) of the United States, started with the arrival of Native Americans bef B.C. Numerous indigenous cultures formed, and many disappeared before The arrival of Christopher Columbus in the year started the European colonization of the colonies were formed afterand the early records and writings of John Winthrop make the United.
Book Description: The connection between American popular culture and religion is the subject of this multifaceted and innovative collection.
In fourteen lively essays whose topics range from the divine feminine inThe Da Vinci Codeto Madonna's "Like a Prayer," and from the world of sports to the ways in which cyberculture has influenced traditional religions, this book offers fascinating.
Religion and Popular Culture in America Bruce David Forbes, Editor, Jeffrey H. Mahan, Editor University of California Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Cultural Diversity and Families: Expanding Perspectives breaks new ground by investigating how concepts of cultural diversity have shaped the study of families from theoretical and applied s Bahira Sherif Trask and Raeann R.
Hamon move the dialogue about culturally diverse families to a new level by topically discussing the issues affecting culturally diverse families. Part of the Duke University's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, this collection highlights archival material concerning African American history and culture, with particular strengths in nineteenth century slavery and African American life in the post-World War II civil rights era.
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