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The Resource Britain and America: an interpretation of their culture 1945-1975, [by] Daniel Snowman

Britain and America: an interpretation of their culture 1945-1975, [by] Daniel Snowman

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Britain and America: an interpretation of their culture 1945-1975
Title
Britain and America: an interpretation of their culture 1945-1975
Statement of responsibility
[by] Daniel Snowman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Snowman, Daniel
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, British
  • National characteristics, American
  • Social values
  • Social values
Label
Britain and America: an interpretation of their culture 1945-1975, [by] Daniel Snowman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: PART I: 1. The eye of the beholder -- Each to the other -- Stability -- 2. America -- The Puritan ethic -- The Puritan ethic lives! -- What kept the Puritan ethic alive? -- Equality and/or liberty -- Achievement -- The incorporation of opposites -- Celtic circles and Roman squares -- 3. Britain -- Myths and elites -- Self-restraint -- Control of aggression -- Insularity -- 4. Anglo-American mirror images -- The Puritan ethic in Britain -- Equality and liberty in Britain -- Self-restraint in America -- Control of aggression in America -- Insularity in America -- The centre and the peripheries re-visited -- PART II: 5. An era of change? -- Cautions -- Three major changes and their effects -- 6. The 'new' values -- Introduction -- Technique infatuation -- Participatoriness -- Transitoriness -- Self-indulgence -- PART III: 7. Towards a culture of fusion -- The 'traditional' and the 'new' -- Consensus, polarization, synthesis -- Cultural fusion -- 8. The Americanization of British culture? -- Introduction -- The British as cultural importers -- The Americans as cultural exporters
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780814777787
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Britain and America: an interpretation of their culture 1945-1975, [by] Daniel Snowman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
INTRODUCTION: PART I: 1. The eye of the beholder -- Each to the other -- Stability -- 2. America -- The Puritan ethic -- The Puritan ethic lives! -- What kept the Puritan ethic alive? -- Equality and/or liberty -- Achievement -- The incorporation of opposites -- Celtic circles and Roman squares -- 3. Britain -- Myths and elites -- Self-restraint -- Control of aggression -- Insularity -- 4. Anglo-American mirror images -- The Puritan ethic in Britain -- Equality and liberty in Britain -- Self-restraint in America -- Control of aggression in America -- Insularity in America -- The centre and the peripheries re-visited -- PART II: 5. An era of change? -- Cautions -- Three major changes and their effects -- 6. The 'new' values -- Introduction -- Technique infatuation -- Participatoriness -- Transitoriness -- Self-indulgence -- PART III: 7. Towards a culture of fusion -- The 'traditional' and the 'new' -- Consensus, polarization, synthesis -- Cultural fusion -- 8. The Americanization of British culture? -- Introduction -- The British as cultural importers -- The Americans as cultural exporters
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780814777787
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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