By Karen Halttunen
- 30 essays discover the historical past of yankee tradition in any respect analytic levels
- Written by way of scholarly specialists well-versed within the questions and controversies that experience activated curiosity during this burgeoning field
- Part of the authoritative Blackwell partners to American heritage series
- Provides either a chronological and thematic method: themes variety from British the US within the Eighteenth Century to the fashionable day globalization of yank tradition; thematic techniques comprise gender and sexuality and well known culture
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