Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire

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How did Great Britain, which entered the twentieth century as a dominant empire, reinvent itself in reaction to its fears and fantasies about the United States? Investigating the anxieties caused by the invasion of American culture-from jazz to Ford motorcars to Hollywood films-during the first half of the twentieth century, Genevieve Abravanel theorizes the rise of the American Entertainment Empire as a new style of imperialism that threatened Britain's own. In the early twentieth century, the United States excited a ...

Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire 2016, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780190272418

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Americanizing Britain: The Rise of Modernism in the Age of the Entertainment Empire 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199754458

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