The discipline of American studies was established in the early days of World War II and drew on the myth of American exceptionalism. But now that the so-called American Century has come to an end, what would a truly globalized version of American studies look like? Brian T. Edwards and Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar offer a new standard for the field's transnational aspiration with "Globalizing American Studies". The essays here offer a comparative, multilingual, or multi-sited approach to ideas and representations of America. ...

Globalizing American Studies 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226185071

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Globalizing American Studies 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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