American Ways

American Ways : A Brief History of American Cultures

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AMERICAN WAYS traces the developing cultural "ways" of Americans from the earliest times to the present. Themes of individualism and community are emphasized throughout, providing a map by which to understand and interpret America's cultural and social history.
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 10.16mm | 430.91g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155036890
  • 9780155036895

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Prologue - ways of the first Americans. Part I The regional ways of early America, 1600-1800: Northern ways; Southern ways. Part II The ways of the new republic, 1760-1860: Republican ways; opening the doors of opportunity; in search of a new moral order. Part III Middle-class ways, 1830-1930; middle-class ways; the ways of others. Part IV Modern ways, 1890-present; the origins of modern ways; modern ways; the culmination of modern ways.
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