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Teaching of American studies in Britain

Teaching of American studies in Britain

report of a conference held under the auspices of the Ditchley Foundation at Ditchley Park, 7th to 9th November, 1964.

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Published by Ditchley Foundation in Ditchley Park, [Eng.] .
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    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesDitchley papers no. 4
      ContributionsDitchley Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.8 .T42
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p.
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5081088M
      LC Control Number74152082

      History is the largest single subject area for the Press. It is a programme with both depth and breadth, ranging in subject matter from late antiquity to the present day, international in scope and embracing new approaches. Our publishing includes major reference series, textbooks and monographs, as well as a collection of distinguished. Its expanded book review section offers in-depth analysis of recent American Studies scholarship to promote further discussion and debate. The journal is intended not only for students and scholars, but also for general readers with an interest in the United States.

      The title of this book is somewhat over-ambitious in its claims. Not only is this a selective account of cultural studies, it is also one that draws very largely from work developed in Britain, the United States, Continental Europe (most notably France) and Australia. I draw very little from a growing body of work in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Course description. Our History and American Studies BA brings together two popular and exciting subjects. Combine the excellence of our Centre for American Studies – one of the top 10 places in the UK to learn American Studies* - with the world-leading research of our History experts.

      Get this from a library! The Study of the U.S.A. in British Education, (A report prepared under the Sponsorship of the British Association of American Studies.).. [Jim POTTER, Reader in Economic History London School of Economics and Political Science.]. sible for the growth of the American colonies, transforming them from far-flung, forgotten outposts of the British Empire to glimmering jewels in the crown of England. And slavery was a driving power behind the new nation’s ter-ritorial expansion and industrial maturation, making the United States a powerful force in the Americas and beyond.


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