By Judith E. Smith
American Identities is a stunning array of fundamental files and important essays culled from American background, literature, memoir, and pop culture that discover significant currents and developments in American historical past from 1945 to the present.
- Charts the wealthy multiplicity of yank identities throughout the various lenses of race, type, and gender, and formed via universal historic social methods reminiscent of migration, households, paintings, and war.
- Includes editorial introductions for the quantity and for every analyzing, and research questions for every selection.
- Enables scholars to interact within the history-making method whereas constructing the talents the most important to reading wealthy and enduring cultural texts.
- Accompanied via an instructor's consultant containing examining, viewing, and listening workouts, interview questions, bibliographies, time-lines, and pattern excerpts of scholars' relatives histories for direction use.
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