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

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

Label
Britain and America : an interpretation of their culture, 1945-1975
Title
Britain and America
Title remainder
an interpretation of their culture, 1945-1975
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Snowman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YSM
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Snowman, Daniel
Index
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, 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
Control code
2954338
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780814777787
Lccn
76056927
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)126819
Label
Britain and America : an interpretation of their culture, 1945-1975, 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
Control code
2954338
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780814777787
Lccn
76056927
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)126819

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