The Resource American chameleon: : individualism in trans-national context, (electronic resource)

American chameleon: : individualism in trans-national context, (electronic resource)

Label
American chameleon: : individualism in trans-national context
Title
American chameleon:
Title remainder
individualism in trans-national context
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The concept of individualism that emerged in American society during the late 18th century has long defined America's social, political, and economic institutions. American Chameleon is the first historical work that addresses this concept and its multiple meanings, usages, and contradictions. In this collection of 11 essays, individualism is placed in a comparative, trans-national context that differentiates the American national experience from its European cultural heritage. The authors analyze meanings and usages of individualism in Europe-particularly France, Germany, and Great Britain-in order to clarify those found in American society. Also examined are the limitations of the concept in relation to minority groups and women. A 19th-century perspective of individualism is the central focus of American Chameleon, but the final chapter adds a contemporary dimension. Editors and authors Richard Curry and Lawrence Goodheart herein offer scholars, students and interested citizens new interpretations and a deeper understanding of the past, present, and future of American society itself
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
302.5/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Curry, Richard Orr
  • Goodheart, Lawrence B.
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Individualism
  • Social values
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
American chameleon: : individualism in trans-national context, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11753630
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11753630
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11753630
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11753630
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
American chameleon: : individualism in trans-national context, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11753630
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11753630
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11753630
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11753630
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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