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contrapuntal civilization

Michael G. Kammen

contrapuntal civilization

essays toward a new understanding of the American experience

by Michael G. Kammen

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics, American.,
    • United States -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Michael Kammen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .K29
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 312 p.
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5221089M
      ISBN 100690215452
      LC Control Number75146067

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Contrapuntal civilization. New York, Crowell [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Kammen. In Culture and Imperialism, Said () offered “contrapuntal reading” as a method for doing research as if viewed through the eyes of “the exile.” Culture and Imperialism is a book about “interdependence of cultural terrains” under conditions of imperialism as highlighted in Said’s reading of British, French, and American Cited by: Kammen, Michael G.

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Michael Kammen is the Newton C. Farr Professor of American History and Culture, and Director, Society for the Humanities, at Cornell University. His book, People of Paradox: An Inquiry concerning.

Its contrapuntal theme can be likened to Said's contrapuntal epistemology (Chowdry ), which sets different worldviews side-by-side to highlight meeting points (of cultures and world.

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Edward Wadie Said was born on 1 Novemberto Hilda Said and Wadie Said, a businessman in Jerusalem, then part of British-governed Mandatory Palestine (–48). Wadie Said was a Palestinian man who soldiered in the U.S. Army component of the American Expeditionary Forces (–19), commanded by General John J.

Pershing, in the First World War (–18). Efforts to identify the essential identity or the defining features of the Midwest are interesting and valuable, but they are ultimately doomed to failure because the Midwest is many different things. It is necessarily complex, conflicted, and contradictory, in much the same way that America as a whole was depicted by historian Michael Kammen in The Contrapuntal Civilization.

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