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American Studies in a Moment of Danger
What becomes of "national knowledge" in our age of globalization? If dramatic changes in technology, commerce, and social relations are undermining familiar connections between culture and place, what happens to legacies of learning that put the nation at the center of the study of history, culture, language, politics, and geography? In short, what remains of American Stud ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published November 2nd 2001 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
(first published January 1st 2001)
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Very difficult to write a review on something I know damn well I couldn't write, so I'll regress to say it's funny, pointed and informative. It's also a great resource for anyone with an interest in American studies, particularly race relations and the legal, social and moral bs that obstructs the progress of people seeking a resetting of certain elements..which is to say it's good and it's relevant.