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Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Randall Fuller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195313925
eISBN:
9780199787753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313925.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The central question engaged in this book is the following: why does Emerson's cultural legacy continue to influence writers so forcefully? This study examines the way influential 20th-century ... More


Introduction: Self-Determination, Subaltern Studies, and the Critical Remapping of U.S. Empire

Mark Rifkin

in Manifesting America: The Imperial Construction of U.S. National Space

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195387179
eISBN:
9780199866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387179.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

More than tracking the cultural logic of "manifest destiny," the introduction develops an analysis of the friction between U.S. legal geography and the presence of countervailing socio-spatial ... More


Introduction

Barbara Brinson Curiel, David Kazanjian, Katherine Kinney, Steven Mailloux, Jay Mechling, John Carlos Rowe, George Sánchez, Shelley Streeby, and Henry Yu

in Post-Nationalist American Studies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter discusses the term post-nationalist and the concept of a post-nationalist approach. It first studies the Turner thesis, which was been replaced as a historical paradigm by ... More


Post-Nationalism, Globalism, and the New American Studies

John Carlos Rowe

in Post-Nationalist American Studies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the new American Studies. It introduces the “border studies” of the interactions and intersections of the different cultures of the United States and takes note of the ... More


Creating the Multicultural Nation: Adventures in Post-Nationalist American Studies in the 1990s

George J. Sánchez

in Post-Nationalist American Studies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter provides a critical examination of the relationship between the newly restored field of American Studies and the various fields of Ethnic Studies. It investigates a particular ... More


After Redemption: Jim Crow and the Transformation of African American Religion in the Delta, 1875-1915

John M. Giggie

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195304039
eISBN:
9780199866885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304039.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book explores religious transformation in the lives of ex-slaves and their descendants living in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta between the end of Reconstruction and the start of the Great ... More


Reconstructing “America”: The Development of African American Studies in the Federal Republic of Germany

Eva Boesenberg

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores how African American Studies in the Federal Republic of Germany emerged in the 1950s as an outgrowth of the rise of American Studies in West Germany after World War II. It looks ... More


How Tiger Woods Lost His Stripes: Post-Nationalist American Studies as a History of Race, Migration, and the Commodification of Culture

Henry Yu

in Post-Nationalist American Studies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how ethnicity, race, and the mass market in the United States can no longer be understood without the context of global capitalism. It looks at the commercial debut of Tiger ... More


Post-Nationalist American Studies

John Carlos Rowe (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224384
eISBN:
9780520925267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224384.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book seeks to revise the cultural nationalism and celebratory American exceptionalism that tended to dominate American Studies in the Cold War era. The goal of the book's chapters is for a less ... More


American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In American Studies, attention is shifting to American engagements with the Middle East, especially in the aftermath of war in Iraq and broad American economic influence. As protest against economic ... More


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