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"Contextual in approch, this text draws on socio-economic and political studies as well as histories of religion, science, literature, and popular culture, and explores the diverse, conflicted history of American art and architecture. Thematically interrelating the visual arts to other material artifacts and cultural practices, the text examines how artists and architects produced artwork that visually expressed various social and political values."--Publisher's website.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Angela L. Miller
Publisher : Prentice Hall Press
Release Book : 2008
Download Book : 686 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39076002707243


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A collection of articles that describe the relationships and encounters between Native Americans and Europeans throughout American history.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : University Peter C Mancall
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Book : 2000
Download Book : 594 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0415923751


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Discusses U.S. and Mexican cultural relations

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : José Eduardo Limón
Publisher : Beacon Press
Release Book : 1999
Download Book : 251 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0807002372


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These essays (in English except for four items in German and French) provide an intercultural perspective. They deal with such diverse aspects of North American (including Quebecois) literature. The continental context also pervades treatments of novels (featuring Indian wars, sentimentalism, the West, and modern pícaros), story cycles (e.g., Atwood's), and the long poem (Kroetsch).

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Genre Book : Literary Collections
Author Book : Dieter Meindl
Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
Release Book : 2002
Download Book : 168 Pages
ISBN-10 : 3825861104


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Explores the attitudes held by typical Arabs toward America and Americans, the causes of those attitudes, and the ways in which U.S. government officials have conducted public diplomacy programs to try to deal with misunderstandings and misconceptions about U.S. policy, society, and culture.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : William A. Rugh
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Book : 2006
Download Book : 220 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0275988171


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"Contextual in approch, this text draws on socio-economic and political studies as well as histories of religion, science, literature, and popular culture, and explores the diverse, conflicted history of American art and architecture. Thematically interrelating the visual arts to other material artifacts and cultural practices, the text examines how artists and architects produced artwork that visually expressed various social and political values."--Publisher's website.

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Genre Book : Art
Author Book : Angela L. Miller
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 2008
Download Book : 686 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0130300047


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Develops students' listening, note-taking, and discussion skills using authentic interviews and lectures and a variety of pre- and post-listening activities.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Kim Sanabria
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Book : 2007-12-17
Download Book : 148 Pages
ISBN-10 : 052168434X


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"American Encounters provides a narrative of the history of American art that focuses on historical encounters among diverse cultures, upon broad structural transformations such as the rise of the middle classes and the emergence of consumer and mass culture, and on the fluid conversations between "high" art and vernacular expressions. The text emphasizes the intersections among cultures and populations, as well as the exchanges, borrowings, and appropriations that have enriched and vitalized our collective cultural heritage"--Washington University Open Scholarship website, viewed February 21, 2018.

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Genre Book : Art and society
Author Book : Angela L. Miller
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Release Book : 2018
Download Book : 686 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1941823130


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"An entertaining, fact-filled journey through the past two decades of Chinese and American business interaction.... Stross's chapters on the adoption of modern management practices in China shine for their detailed analysis and ... their extremely thorough use of primary Chinese-language newspaper and magazine documentation.... [His] two chapters on Americans and their expatriate lives in China are also well written and complete." --China Review International, Spring 1994

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Genre Book : Business & Economics
Author Book : Randall E. Stross
Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
Release Book : 1992-12-01
Download Book : 354 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0824815092


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It is normally asserted that French architects looked to North America for technical lessons in the development of modern architecture in the 1960s but that the French cultural environment was generally hostile to American ideas. This book includes interv

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Caroline Maniaque Benton
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release Book : 2011
Download Book : 186 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1409423867