American Civilization: An Introduction

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Psychology Press, 2002 - Počet stran: 364
This third edition has been extensively revised and contains:
* integration of the multicultural aspects of America
* material on the South, and the African-American and Latino populations
* integration of material on women throughout the text
* an updated mass media chapter with more on I.T., the internet and globalization
* a chronology illustrating the major events in all topics covered
* a combined chapter on the state, local government and the political system
* full coverage of the 'frontier' concept
* more material on attitudes to the death penalty, gun control etc
* completely updated illustrations.

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Introduction
1
Exercises
10
settlement
41
women and minorities
67
Political institutions
99
State and local government
133
Foreign policy 1 51
151
The legal system
173
The economy
197
Social services
221
Education
245
The media
269
Religion
291
The arts sports and leisure
313
Index
359
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O autorovi (2002)

David Mauk is Senior Lecturer in English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and is also the author of The Colony that Rose from the Sea: Norwegian Maritime Migration and Community in Brooklyn. John Oakland is Senior Lecturer in English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the author of British Civilization and A Dictionary of British Institutions.

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