By Kristi S. Long,Matthew Nadelhaft

ISBN-10: 0815328419

ISBN-13: 9780815328414

ISBN-10: 1138201413

ISBN-13: 9781138201415

A number of theoretical methods to the examine of tradition have emphasized the importance of the production, upkeep, and the transgression of obstacles to identities – be they social, cultural, nationwide or own. The essays accrued during this booklet, first released in 1997, discover the production of identities in American tradition via research of the limits inside of and throughout which American identification is negotiated. The dissemination of cultural id and the construction of nationwide identification via this method has had an important influence at the form of social existence in post-war American tradition. The individuals to this quantity supply quite a few views in this richly advanced process.

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