American Culture: An Anthology of Civilization Texts

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Anders Breidlid, Fredrik C. Brøgger, Oyvind T. Gulliksen, Torbjorn Sirevag
Psychology Press, 1996 - 404 halaman
American Culture is an anthology of primary, documentary texts of American civilisation using excerpts from speeches, political addresses, articles, interviews, oral histories, autobiographies, advertisements and song lyrics.
Edited by academics who are highly experienced in the study and teaching of American Studies across a wide range of institutions, this volume provides:
* a wide range of texts that introduce the students to various sides of American society in an historical perspective: its regions, immigration, social structure, ethnic groups, ideology, religion and popular culture
* primary sources of American life that students themselves can subject to cultural analysis and discussions in class
* linking text arranged thematically
* a means of seeing and understanding the ways in which language and culture are closely related, enabling students to integrate the study of culture and language and develop a combination of linguistic and cultural analytical skills.
 

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Introduction
6
Tecumseh
10
Tecumseh
12
Helen Hunt Jackson
16
John Collier
18
Leslie Silko
22
Studs Terkel
25
IMMIGRATION
33
My Pedagogic Creed 1897
269
US Congressmen
275
Allan Bloom
282
Studs Terkel
290
Bessie Smith
301
Studs Terkel
309
Martin Scorsese Paul Schrader and Robert de Niro
315
THE UNITED STATES AND THE WORLD 324 327 329 332 335 Introduction 100 George Washington FROM Farewell Address 1796
323

AFRICAN AMERICANS 72 73 74 75 76 77 Introduction 20 Moses Grandy The Auction Block pre1860
71
WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES 98 100 102 103 105 107 Introduction 32 Alexis de Tocqueville The Young Woman in the Character of a Wif...
97
Frederick Jackson Turner
118
THE STRUCTURE OF GOVERNMENT 134 136 144 Introduction 44 Founding Fathers FROM The Constitution of the United States 1787
133
PARTIES AND POLITICS Introduction 51 George Washington Plunkitt FROM Honest Graft and Dishonest Graft 1905
161
ENTERPRISE 184 187 190 192 194 Introduction 58 Benjamin Franklin FROM Autobiography 1785
183
FROM Property and Natural Right 1785
212
Peter Baida
227
James Cardinal Gibbons
241
Pat Robertson
255
EDUCATION
263
DOMINANT BELIEFS AND VALUES 361 364 367 368 369 Introduction 110 Thomas Jefferson with Amendments by the Continental Congress FR...
359
William James FROM Pragmatism 1907
362
FROM Twenty Years at Hull House 1910
371
Woodrow Wilson FROM First Inaugural Address 1913
373
William 7 Clinton FROM Address on the State of the Union 1994
375
Theodore Roosevelt
377
I Have a Dream 1963
390
Malcolm X
391
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394
Suggested further reading
399
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