By Kristi S. Long,Matthew Nadelhaft

A number of theoretical methods to the learn of tradition have emphasized the importance of the production, upkeep, and the transgression of obstacles to identities – be they social, cultural, nationwide or own. The essays gathered during this ebook, first released in 1997, discover the production of identities in American tradition via research of the limits inside and throughout which American id is negotiated. The dissemination of cultural identification and the production of nationwide identification via this technique has had an important effect at the form of social existence in post-war American tradition. The members to this quantity supply numerous views in this richly advanced process.

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