American Encounters


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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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Author by Angela L. Miller
Genre eBook Art
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ISBN Number UOM:39076002707243

American Encounters


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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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Author by University Peter C Mancall
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 0415923751

American Encounters


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The updated and revised second edition of American Encounters features new essays from the vibrant field of Native American studies and the classic essays on early Native American history from the first edition. Over the past thirty years, historians, anthropologists, and other scholars have transformed our understanding of the history of North America's native people between first contact with Europeans in 1492 and the era of Indian removal in the early 19th century. This essential anthology offers comprehensive yet focused coverage on a wide range of topics, including contact, exchange, disease, religion, and warfare.

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Author by Peter C. Mancall
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number UOM:39015066875785

American Encounters


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Discusses U.S. and Mexican cultural relations

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Author by José Eduardo Limón
Genre eBook Social Science
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ISBN Number 0807002372

North American Encounters


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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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Author by Dieter Meindl
Genre eBook Literary Collections
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ISBN Number 3825861104

American Encounters With Arabs


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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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Author by William A. Rugh
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 0275988171

Academic Listening Encounters American Studies Teacher S Manual


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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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Author by Kim Sanabria
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ISBN Number 052168434X

Bulls In The China Shop And Other Sino American Business Encounters


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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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Author by Randall E. Stross
Genre eBook Business & Economics
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ISBN Number 0824815092

French Encounters With The American Counterculture 1960 1980


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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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Author by Caroline Maniaque Benton
Genre eBook Architecture
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ISBN Number 1409423867

American Encounters


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"American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution is published in conjunction with the exhibition New Frontier. Portraits anglo-amaericains aa l'heure de la Raevolution at the Musaee du Louvre from January 31 to April 28, 2014, and American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution at Crystal Bridges Museum of Art from May 17 to August 4, 2014, and the High Museum of Art from September 28, 2014, to January 18, 2015."

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Author by Kevin M. Murphy
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ISBN Number 0615912621