By Dennis R. Hall, Susan G. Hall
;American Icons: An Encyclopedia of the folks, areas, and issues that experience formed Our tradition КНИГИ ; КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО Автор: Dennis R. corridor, Susan Grove corridor Название: American Icons: An Encyclopedia of the folk, locations, and issues that experience formed Our tradition Издательство: Greenwood PressГод: 2006 Формат: pdf Размер: 18 Mb Язык: английскийWhat do Madonna, Ray Charles, Mount Rushmore, suburbia, the banjo, and the Ford Mustang have in universal? no matter if we like, forget about, or deplore them, all of them effect our tradition, and colour the way in which the United States is perceived by way of the area. This A-to-Z selection of essays explores a couple of hundred humans, areas, and phenomena that experience taken on iconic prestige in American tradition. the students and writers whose options are collected during this precise three-volume set study those icons via a various array of views and fields of workmanship. starting from the Alamo to Muhammad Ali, from John Wayne to the zipper, this feature of yank icons represents crucial components of our tradition, together with legislation, paintings, nutrition, faith, and technology. that includes greater than a hundred illustrations, this paintings will function a special source for college kids of yank background and tradition. The interdisciplinary students during this paintings learn what it capacity while anything is classified as an "icon." What universal beneficial properties do the folks, locations, and issues we deem to be iconic percentage? firstly, an icon generates powerful responses in humans, it frequently stands for a gaggle of values (John Wayne), it displays forces of its time, it may be reshaped or prolonged through imitation, and it frequently breaks down obstacles among numerous segments of yank tradition, similar to those who exist among white and black the USA, or among low and high paintings. The essays contained during this set study these kinds of facets of yank icons from various views and during a full of life variety of rhetoric kinds. one of the icons tested the following are:The Alamo Barbie Ray Charles James Dean Ford Mustang Jimi Hendrix Las Vegas Madonna McDonald's Peanuts path sixty six Superman Viagra Wal-Mart Oprah Winfrey. rapidshare zero
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