Encyclopaedia of Contemporary American Culture

Encyclopaedia of Contemporary American Culture

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As a meeting point for world cultures, the USA is characterized by its breadth and diversity. Acknowledging that diversity is the fundamental feature of American culture, this volume is organized around a keen awareness of race, gender, class and space and with over 1, 200 alphabetically-arranged entries - spanning 'the American century' from the end of World War II to the present day - the Encyclopedia provides a one-stop source for insightful and stimulating coverage of all aspects of that culture. Entries range from short definitions to longer overview essays and with full cross-referencing, extensive indexing, and a thematic contents list, this volume provides an essential cultural context for both teachers and students of American studies, as well as providing fascinating insights into American culture for the general reader. The suggestions for further reading, which follows most entries, are also invaluable guides to more specialized sources.Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong ... The most popular of a series of a€œrole-playinga€ games first released widely in the mid-1970s, Dungeons and Dragons is particularly ... reference books, Dungeons and Dragons creates a portrayal of middle Earth populated by warriors and wizards, in which players play theanbsp;...


Title:Encyclopaedia of Contemporary American Culture
Author: Robert Gregg, Gary W. McDonogh, Cindy H. Wong
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-05-13
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