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Transnational America is an interdisciplinary analysis of the interaction between today’s globalization and Americanization. It contains contributions from specialists from as different global contexts as North and East Europe, the United States and Nigeria, and deals with topics such as immigration, religion, gender and class distinctions, media, myth formations and urbanization.
Paul Levine: Globalization and Americanization
Erik Åsard: Conspiracy Theories in America. Two Approaches
Carl Pedersen: Trading People. Slavery and Migration in the 21st Century
Justin Edwards: Nordicities; or, the American City in Canada
Martyn Bone: The Transnational South
Russell Duncan: Beyond Black and White. Latino Atlanta, 1990-2004
Stuart Kidd: Muhammad Ali, Southerner
Raili Poldsäär: Framing Hillary Rodham Clinton
Jørn Brøndal: Woman's Place in a New World. Scandinavian-American Visions
Clara Juncker: Not a Story to Pass On? Tim O'Brien's Vietnam
Claudia Egerer: The Image of Terror/Terrorism of Images in Leviathan and Mao II
Obododimma Oha: Hands of Esau, Voice of Jacob. The Americanized Nigerian in Film
Notes on Contributors
"... this is a rich and most satisfying collection, whose coherence turns the reading experience into another dynamic, as each argument harks back or points ahead to others. The photo essay (pp. 125 - 53) in the middle of the book further adds to this dynamic ..."
- Johan Callens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), English Studies.
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