Prison Area, Independence Valley: American Paradoxes in Political Life and Popular Culture (Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies)
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The study of prisons brought Tocqueville to America. For Rob Kroes, one of Europe's most distinguished authorities on contemporary American culture, it was rather the other way around. For Kroes, it was deep knowledge of American culture that brought him back to America and face to face with a couple of highway signs, Tocquevillian in their portent Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFCA; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 142 x 20. Weight in Grams: 340. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781611687293
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This readable and sharp-penned critique of America and American culture and power will appeal to Americanists across a broad swath of disciplines.
About the Author: Rob Kroes is professor emeritus of American studies at the University of Amsterdam, now also honorary professor at the University of Utrecht. One of Europe?s leading American studies scholars, he is the author of numerous books and articles, including Photographic Memories: Private Pictures, Public Images, and American History.
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