//img.uscri.be/pth/9fb20d540ae2bab5fe0401d328b55ed9dde6b76e
Cette publication ne fait pas partie de la bibliothèque YouScribe
Elle est disponible uniquement à l'achat (la librairie de YouScribe)
Achetez pour : 125,33 € Lire un extrait

Téléchargement

Format(s) : PDF

avec DRM

American Identities

De
384 pages
American Identities is a dazzling array of primary documents and critical essays culled from American history, literature, memoir, and popular culture that explore major currents and trends in American history from 1945 to the present.

  • Charts the rich multiplicity of American identities through the different lenses of race, class, and gender, and shaped by common historical social processes such as migration, families, work, and war.
  • Includes editorial introductions for the volume and for each reading, and study questions for each selection.
  • Enables students to engage in the history-making process while developing the skills crucial to interpreting rich and enduring cultural texts.
  • Accompanied by an instructor's guide containing reading, viewing, and listening exercises, interview questions, bibliographies, time-lines, and sample excerpts of students' family histories for course use.
Voir plus Voir moins
Table of Contents
Alternative Contents by Genre Preface: How to Use This Book
Acknowledgments
Introduction
PART IIDENTITY, FAMILY, AND MEMORY Understanding Identity 1 Identities and Social Locations: Who Am I? Who Are My People? Gwyn Kirk and Margo OkazawaRey American Families in Historical Perspective 2 What We Really Miss About the 1950s Stephanie Coontz Memory and Community 3 Generational Memory in an American Town John Bodnar 4 Growing Up Asian in America Kesaya E. Noda
x xiii xiv 1
6
8
17
29
39
VI
?
C O N T E N T S
PART IIWORLD WAR II AND THE POSTWAR ERA 1940–1960 World War II and American Families 5 War Babies Maria Fleming Tymoczko 6 FromCitizen 13660 Miné Okubo The Cold War and Domestic Politics 7 Containment at Home: Cold War, Warm Hearth Elaine Tyler May
8 The Problem That Has No Name Betty Friedan 9 The Civil Rights Revolution, 1945–1960 William H. Chafe 10 FromLike One of the Family: Conversations from a Domestic’s Life Alice Childress Family Migrations, Urban and Suburban 11 Songs of the Chicago Blues 12 Halfway to Dick and Jane: A Puerto Rican Pilgrimage Jack Agüeros 13 FromGoodbye, Columbus Philip Roth
PART IIIWAR AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, 1960–1975 The Civil Rights Movement 14 Letter from Birmingham City Jail Martin Luther King, Jr. 15 Message to the Grass Roots Malcolm X 16 Songs of the Civil Rights Movement Student Activism 17 Port Huron Statement Students for a Democratic Society
46
48
56
65
71
78
84
90 93
103
112
114
119
126
130
C O N T E N T S
18 The Port Huron Statement at 40 Tom Hayden and Richard Flacks The Vietnam War 19 FromWorkingClass War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam Christian G. Appy 20 FromBorn on the Fourth of July Ron Kovic 21 FromBloods: An Oral History of the Vietnam War by Black Veterans Richard J. Ford III Black and Puerto Rican Power 22 Black Power: Its Need and Substance Stokely Carmichael and Charles V. Hamilton
23 ‘‘Respect’’ Aretha Franklin 24 ‘‘Say It Loud (I’m Black and I’m Proud)’’ James Brown 25 13Point Program and Platform Young Lords Party Women’s Lives, Women’s Rights 26 Sources of the Second Wave: The Rebirth of Feminism Sara M. Evans 27 NOW Bill of Rights National Organization for Women 28 The Liberation of Black Women Pauli Murray 29 Jessie Lopez De La Cruz: The Battle for Farmworkers’ Rights Ellen Cantarow The American Indian Movement 30 This Country Was a Lot Better Off When the Indians Were Running It Vine Deloria, Jr.
The Occupation of Alcatraz Island Indians of All Tribes The Gay Liberation Movement 31 Gay Liberation John D’Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman
?
VII
134
138
143
150
158
166
168
170
174
185
187
192
203
208
212
VIII
?
C O N T E N T S
32 The Fighting Irishman A. Damien Martin 33 The Drag Queen Rey ‘‘Sylvia Lee’’ Rivera The New American Right 34 FromSuburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right Lisa McGirr
PART IVA POSTINDUSTRIAL AND GLOBAL SOCIETY, 1975–2000 Deindustrializing America 35 FromThe Great UTurn: Corporate Restructuring and the Polarizing of America Bennett Harrison and Barry Bluestone 36 From‘‘It Ain’t No Sin To Be Glad You’re Alive’’: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen Eric Alterman 37 A Musical Representation of Work in Postindustrial America 38 Class in America: Myths and Realities (2000) Gregory Mantsios Marriage and Family: Modern and Postmodern 39 FromAbortion and the Politics of Motherhood Kristin Luker
40 The Making and Unmaking of Modern Families Judith Stacey Multicultural America 41 FromJasmine Bharati Mukherjee 42 Growing Up Biracial and Bicultural Claudine Chiawei O’Hearn 43 FromThe Business of Fancydancing: Stories and Poems Sherman Alexie
218
226
233
240
242
249
254 264
272
281
290
300
305
C O N T E N T S
The United States as Borderlands 44 Through a Glass Darkly: Toward the Twentyfirst Century Ronald Takaki 45 ‘‘To live in the Borderlands means you’’ Gloria Anzaldúa 46 FromNo Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies Naomi Klein
PART VTHE FUTURE OF US ALL? 47 Brave New World: Gray Boys, Funky Aztecs, and Honorary Homegirls Lynell George 48 FromThe Future of Us All Roger Sanjek 49 The Society That Unions Can Build David Reynolds Text and Illustration Credits Index
?
IX
309
316
318
326
328
335
348
359 364