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By Mauk, David
Book. English.
Published London : Routledge 1997
2nd ed
This text is a comprehensive introduction to contemporary American life. It examines the key institutions of American society, including state and local...

By Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010
Book. English.
Published London: Longman, 1996
2nd ed
A new edition of this radical social history of America from Columbus to the present. This powerful and controversial study presents a vigorous re-interpretation...

By Baudrillard, Jean, 1929-
Book. English.
Published London : Verso 1988
In this, his most accessible and evocative book, France’s leading philosopher of postmodernism takes to the freeways in a collection of traveler’s tales...

Book. English.
Published London : Longman 1981

By Mennell, Stephen
Book. English.
Published Cambridge : Polity 2007
'The American Civilizing Process' provides a highly original, provocative account of how America came to be what it is today

By Rieff, Philip, 1922-
Book. English.
Published London : Faber 1972, 1975

By Lipset, Seymour Martin
Book. English.
Published New York ; London : Norton 1996
Born out of revolution, the United States has always considered itself unified by an allegiance to a common set of ideals: individualism, anti-statism...

By Dumenil, Lynn
Book. English.
Published New York : Hill and Wang 1995
Offers a broad view of American culture during the 1920s, discussing the changing values that ended the repressive Victorian era, the growing importance...

By Schlesinger, Arthur M
Book. English.
Published New York; London: W.W. Norton, 1993
Arthur Schlesinger Jr asks in this book "What does it mean to be an American?". The classic image of the republic is that of the melting pot where differences...

By Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-
Book. English.
Published New York: W.W. Norton, c1998
Rev. and enlarged ed
In this updated and expanded edition, Arthur Schlesinger argues that the image of the American nation as a cultural melting pot in which differences of...
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