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The Loop

Kai Horstmannshoff

The Loop

Chicago Architecture and the Social Imaginary

04/2020 39,99 € *

An exploration of how architecture institutes changing social conceptions of the human and its world.

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Melting Pots & Mosaics: Children of Immigrants in US-American Literature

Rüdiger Heinze

Melting Pots & Mosaics: Children of Immigrants in US-American Literature

01/2018 44,99 € *

This work provides an extensive, comparative discussion of US-American literature about children of immigrants from different ethnic groups and different historical contexts.

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Power Relations in Black Lives

Christa Buschendorf (ed.)

Power Relations in Black Lives

Reading African American Literature and Culture with Bourdieu and Elias

01/2018 39,99 € *

The contributions of this volume offer new readings of Black literature and culture by applying key concepts of relational sociology by Bourdieu and Elias.

Wires That Bind

Torsten Kathke

Wires That Bind

Nation, Region, and Technology in the Southwestern United States, 1854-1920

07/2017 39,99 € *

Telegraphy and railroads bound the Southwest to the United States in the nineteenth century. They forever redrew lines of race, culture and influence.

New York Hotel Experience

Annabella Fick

New York Hotel Experience

Cultural and Societal Impacts of an American Invention

03/2017 34,99 € *

In five case studies this book presents the hotel experience of the white upper class, literati, artists, African Americans and Jewish Americans in NYC.

Poets of Protest

Michael Rodegang Drescher

Poets of Protest

Mythological Resignification in American Antebellum and German Vormärz Literature

01/2017 39,99 € *

Narratological readings of Hawthorne, Gutzkow, Brown, and Heine reveal the literary democratization of mythologies.

Von Selma bis Ferguson – Rasse und Rassismus in den USA

Michael Butter, Astrid Franke, Horst Tonn (Hg.)

Von Selma bis Ferguson – Rasse und Rassismus in den USA

09/2016 ab 26,99 € *

Auf den Spuren der Bürgerrechtsbewegung in den USA: Was bedeutet Rassismus heute? Was ist aus Martin Luther Kings Vision von einem Amerika der Gerechtigkeit und Selbstbestimmung geworden?

American Mobilities

Julia Leyda

American Mobilities

Geographies of Class, Race, and Gender in US Culture

02/2016 39,99 € *

Geographical, economic, and social mobility were central tropes in American literature and film in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. This study provides in-depth case studies with particular attention to class, race, and gender as they intersect with representations of mobility.

The New Formula For Cool

Judith Kohlenberger

The New Formula For Cool

Science, Technology, and the Popular in the American Imagination

08/2015 39,99 € *

This insightful study explores how science and technology became cool in American culture - from the heroic nerds of recent disaster movies to the chilly aesthetics of CSI's crime lab.

Kulturelle Komplexität

Simon Schleusener

Kulturelle Komplexität

Gilles Deleuze und die Kulturtheorie der American Studies

08/2015 39,99 € *

Der Band zeigt in origineller Weise auf, wie sich die Philosophie von Gilles Deleuze für die kulturwissenschaftliche Arbeit nutzbar machen lässt.

After the Storm

Simon Dickel, Evangelia Kindinger (eds.)

After the Storm

The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina

06/2015 34,99 € *

The Katrina effect – this collection of essays by scholars of various disciplines discusses Hurricane Katrina and its impact on the American cultural landscape.

The Myths That Made America

Heike Paul

The Myths That Made America

An Introduction to American Studies

08/2014 24,99 € *

Myths play a vital role in the process of American »nation building«. On the basis of a critical analysis of central American myths this textbook introduces into the field of American (Culture) Studies.

Kolumbus in den USA

Kathleen Loock

Kolumbus in den USA

Vom Nationalhelden zur ethnischen Identifikationsfigur

05/2014 36,99 € *

Vom einst gefeierten US-amerikanischen Nationalhelden zum Ziel vehementer Protestaktionen: Die Studie rekonstruiert den Weg des Christoph Kolumbus zum aktuellen Anti-Mythos.

Restless Subjects in Rigid Systems

Susanne Wegener

Restless Subjects in Rigid Systems

Risk and Speculation in Millennial Fictions of the North American Pacific Rim

12/2013 35,99 € *

The study focuses on recent North American speculative fiction that exposes neoliberal speculation and the rationality of risk as new technologies to govern social problems.

Beware of the Other Side(s)

Heike Schwarz

Beware of the Other Side(s)

Multiple Personality Disorder and Dissociative Identity Disorder in American Fiction

10/2013 39,99 € *

A critical examination of one of the most controversial psychiatric diagnoses in the United States analyzing the phenomenon and its representation in American fiction.

Transatlantic Cultural Exchange

Katharina Gerund

Transatlantic Cultural Exchange

African American Women's Art and Activism in West Germany

03/2013 ab 38,99 € *

This study examines the reception and appropriation of African American women's art and activism in (West) German discourses – from the solidarity campaigns for Angela Davis to the literary stardom of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison.

Ornamenting the »Cold Roast«

Dorothee Wagner von Hoff

Ornamenting the »Cold Roast«

The Domestic Architecture and Interior Design of Upper-Class Boston Homes, 1760-1880

02/2013 ab 44,99 € *

A unique investigation of domestic architecture and interior design as seen through the exploration of three houses lining the streets of 18th and 19th century Boston.

Placing America

Michael Fuchs, Maria-Theresia Holub (eds.)

Placing America

American Culture and its Spaces

01/2013 ab 25,99 € *

This collection of essays provides an extensive and insightful study of how questions of space and spatiality influence our understanding of America.

Style Politics

Philipp Dorestal

Style Politics

Mode, Geschlecht und Schwarzsein in den USA, 1943-1975

08/2012 ab 31,99 € *

Style als Statement: die Inszenierung von Gender, Race und Sexualität als politische Intervention von African Americans.

Die traumatisierte Nation?

Marcel Hartwig

Die traumatisierte Nation?

»Pearl Harbor« und »9/11« als kulturelle Erinnerungen

08/2011 ab 26,99 € *

Nationenbildung in Hollywood: Der Band zeigt, dass die filmische Verarbeitung des amerikanischen Traumas vom 11. September von der Erinnerung an Pearl Harbor geprägt ist.

   
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