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Author Pease, Donald E

Title The new American exceptionalism / Donald E. Pease

Publ Info Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2009]
 RWU Main Library  E169.1 .P38 2009    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  E169.1 .P38 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 246 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Critical American studies series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: the United States of fantasy -- Staging the new world order: Hiroshima, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the Persian Gulf War -- America of the two covenants: the Waco siege and the Oklahoma City bombing -- A national rite of passage: the return of Alexis de Tocqueville -- Patriot acts: the Southernification of America -- From virgin land to Ground Zero: mythological foundations of the homeland security state -- Antigone's kin: from Abu Ghraib to Barack Obama
LC subject National characteristics, American
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
United States -- Civilization
ISBN 9780816627820 (hc : alk. paper)
0816627827 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816627837 (pb : alk. paper)
0816627835 (pb : alk. paper)