Available in: Paperback. American Civilization is a comprehensive introduction to contemporary American life. It covers the key dimensions of. David Mauk and John Oakland American Civilization. An Introduction, 4th edition. London and New York: Routledge. + v-xii pp. ISBN American Civilization is a comprehensive introduction to contemporary American life. It examines the key institutions of American society, including state and.

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This revised and updated edition of the hugely successful American Civilization provides students of American studies with the perfect background and introductory information on contemporary American life. This sixth edition examines the central dimensions of American society from geography and the environment, government and politics, to religion, education, sports, media and the arts.

Featuring new color illustrations and case studies, this edition includes expanded sections on the environment, a,erican, foreign policy, media and the arts, sport and leisure cultures as well as a new section on the LGBT community and detailed coverage of the election and shifting economic situation.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I chose this book to teach a course in American Culture and History at the university level – and I don’t regret doing so. It offers an interesting point of view on American history, very accessible, weaving together culture and history.

Chapters are split by theme, and therefore it is easy to organize a course around this. In my country, the university term is split into 12 weeks, which is easily compatible with the organization of this book. Nice illustrations and the list of terms at the end of each chapter is helpful.

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It is great that the publisher has a page where you can view the topics, chapter by chapter, and you can find websites with more information about each topic. There are also film recommendations, civilizagion I had my students watch some of the recommended films to compliment the topics covered each week.

Just 2 issues that cost the publication minus 2 stars in my review: What I miss are some topics that seem so significant in American history. There is no actual coverage on the War davix Independence or the Civil War. They are mentioned, yes, but just maul a sort of “passing-by.

I had already bought the paperback edition, but because I teach the book, I decided to buy the Kindle edition as well.

American Civilization

I copied-pasted, copied-pasted, and then suddenly a message: Now, I have a Kindle edition that is useless to me because I have the paperback, anyway. I bought the book introducion.


The text is mostly ok despite despite minor nonsense but I will eventually finish reading it and started to read it today. I would not recommend using it to teach the history of American Civilization at a university level. You need to work a lot with the text if you are going to fully understand the book and use it for something like an English exam.

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