Making Americans

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Andrea Most | Publisher : Belknap Press

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015058140560
ISBN 13 :

From 1925 to 1951--three chaotic decades of depression, war, and social upheaval--Jewish writers brought to the musical stage a powerfully appealing vision of America fashioned thr..

Walking Blues

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Tim Parrish | Publisher : Univ of Massachusetts Press

ISBN 10 : 1558493026
ISBN 13 : 9781558493025

"Shows how our American social, racial, and ethnic conflicts often mark the starting point for the various acts of creation through which we make and remake ourselves as Americans...

Making Americans

Pub Date : 2009-06-01 | Author : Prof Desmond King | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674039629
ISBN 13 : 9780674039629

In the nineteenth century, virtually anyone could get into the United States. But by the 1920s, U.S. immigration policy had become a finely filtered regime of selection. Desmond Ki..

Making Americans

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : Quentin Anderson | Publisher : Harcourt

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015020849207
ISBN 13 :

Drawing on the work of Emerson, Thoreau, Henry James and others, the author discusses how these famous "individualists" responded to the economic realities of capitalism..

Making The American Self

Pub Date : 2009-09-22 | Author : Daniel Walker Howe | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0199740798
ISBN 13 : 9780199740796

Originally published in 1997 and now back in print, Making the American Self by Daniel Walker Howe, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of What Hath God Wrought, charts the genesis a..

The Making Of Americans In Paris

Pub Date : 2008-01-01 | Author : Noel Sloboda | Publisher : Peter Lang

ISBN 10 : 1433101041
ISBN 13 : 9781433101045

While living in Paris at the beginning of the twentieth century, expatriate American writers Edith Wharton (1862-1937) and Gertrude Stein (1874-1946) never crossed paths. Even so, ..