Surface and depth : the quest for legibility in American culture / Michael T. Gilmore.

The idea of a common American culture is in retreat; arguments emphasizing difference have discredited the grand synthetic studies that marginalized groups and perspectives at odds with the master narrative. This work is an attempt to revitalize an interpretive overview.

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Main Author: Gilmore, Michael T.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Summary:The idea of a common American culture is in retreat; arguments emphasizing difference have discredited the grand synthetic studies that marginalized groups and perspectives at odds with the master narrative. This work is an attempt to revitalize an interpretive overview.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 217 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780198035879
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