american encounters

American Encounters
Author: Angela L. Miller
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
Release Date: 2008
Pages: 686
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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
Author: University Peter C Mancall
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release Date: 2000
Pages: 594
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A collection of articles that describe the relationships and encounters between Native Americans and Europeans throughout American history.

American Encounters
Author: Peter C. Mancall
Publisher:
Release Date: 2007
Pages: 739
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The updated and revised second edition of American Encounters features new essays from the vibrant field of Native American studies and the classic essays on early Native American history from the first edition. Over the past thirty years, historians, anthropologists, and other scholars have transformed our understanding of the history of North America's native people between first contact with Europeans in 1492 and the era of Indian removal in the early 19th century. This essential anthology offers comprehensive yet focused coverage on a wide range of topics, including contact, exchange, disease, religion, and warfare.

American Encounters
Author: José Eduardo Limón
Publisher: Beacon Press
Release Date: 1999
Pages: 251
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Discusses U.S. and Mexican cultural relations

North American Encounters
Author: Dieter Meindl
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
Release Date: 2002
Pages: 168
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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).

American Encounters With Arabs
Author: William A. Rugh
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date: 2006
Pages: 220
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Academic Listening Encounters  American Studies Teacher S Manual
Author: Kim Sanabria
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2007-12-17
Pages: 148
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Develops students' listening, note-taking, and discussion skills using authentic interviews and lectures and a variety of pre- and post-listening activities.

American Encounters
Author: Stephanie Mayer Heydt
Publisher: Marquand Books
Release Date: 2015-01-15
Pages: 68
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"This book is part of a series published to accompany a sequence of four special installations co-organized by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the High Museum of Art, the Musee du Louvre, and the Terra Foundation for American Art."

Bulls In The China Shop And Other Sino American Business Encounters
Author: Randall E. Stross
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Release Date: 1992-12-01
Pages: 354
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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"An entertaining, fact-filled journey through the past two decades of Chinese and American business interaction.... Stross's chapters on the adoption of modern management practices in China shine for their detailed analysis and ... their extremely thorough use of primary Chinese-language newspaper and magazine documentation.... [His] two chapters on Americans and their expatriate lives in China are also well written and complete." --China Review International, Spring 1994

French Encounters With The American Counterculture  1960 1980
Author: Caroline Maniaque Benton
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Release Date: 2011
Pages: 186
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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It is normally asserted that French architects looked to North America for technical lessons in the development of modern architecture in the 1960s but that the French cultural environment was generally hostile to American ideas. This book includes interv