American Encounters

American Encounters


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 686 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39076002707243
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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.

American Encounters

American Encounters


  • Release: 2000
  • Publisher: Psychology Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 594 page
  • ISBN: 0415923751
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A collection of articles that describe the relationships and encounters between Native Americans and Europeans throughout American history.

American Encounters

American Encounters


  • Release: 1999
  • Publisher: Beacon Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 251 page
  • ISBN: 0807002372
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Discusses U.S. and Mexican cultural relations

American Encounters

American Encounters


  • Release: 2007
  • Publisher:
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  • File: PDF, 739 page
  • ISBN: UOM:39015066875785
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Newly expanded, the second edition of American Encounters provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date collection of scholarship on the Native American experience from European contact through the Removal Era. Retaining the hallmark essays from the celebrated first edition, the second edition contains thirteen new essays, emphasizing the most recent, noteworthy areas of inquiry, including gender relations, slavery and captivity, and the effects of Christianity on the course of native history. With each essay prefaced by helpful headnotes that highlight key concepts and draw connections among the essays, plus an expansive 'Further Readings' section, the second edition of American Encounters is an indispensable volume for both professors and students of early American history.

Faithful Encounters

Faithful Encounters


  • Release: 2018-10-31
  • Publisher: McGill-Queen's Studies in the
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9780773554610
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A riviting and timely narrative of how Muslim authorities treated Christian missionaries in the final age of the Ottoman Empire.

North American Encounters

North American Encounters


  • Release: 2002
  • Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 168 page
  • ISBN: 3825861104
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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).

Poetic Encounters in the Americas

Poetic Encounters in the Americas


  • Release: 2019-10-03
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 206 page
  • ISBN: 9781000710960
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Poetic Encounters in the Americas: Remarkable Bridge examines the ways in which U.S. and Latin American modernist canons have been in cross-cultural, mutually enabling conversation, especially through the act of literary translation. Examining eighteen U.S. and Latin American poets, my book is one of the few works of criticism to present case studies in U.S. and Latin American poetries in dialogues that highlight the social life and imaginative encounters obtained through methodologies of translation and innovations in poetic technique.

American Encounters with Arabs

American Encounters with Arabs


  • Release: 2006
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 220 page
  • ISBN: 0275988171
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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.