Narratives and Spaces: Technology and the Construction of American Culture

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Nye analyzes the transformation of the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls into tourist sites, the history of light shows at world's fairs, the New Deal programs designed to provide electricity to rural areas, the Apollo 11 moon landing, and the new narratives of the Internet to reveal how the spaces we live in and the technology we use are integral to American identity, and a key part of American self-representation. In examining the interaction of technology, space, and American narrative, Nye argues against the idea that ...

Narratives and Spaces: Technology and the Construction of American Culture 1998, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231111973

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Narratives and Spaces: Technology and the Construction of American Culture 1998, University of Exeter Press, Exeter

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Narratives and Spaces: Technology and the Construction of American Culture 1998, University of Exeter Press, Exeter

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