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By Kristi S. Long,Matthew Nadelhaft

A number of theoretical techniques to the examine of tradition have emphasized the importance of the construction, upkeep, and the transgression of limitations to identities – be they social, cultural, nationwide or own. The essays accumulated during this publication, first released in 1997, discover the production of identities in American tradition via research of the bounds inside of and throughout which American identification is negotiated. The dissemination of cultural id and the production of nationwide id via this approach has had an important influence at the form of social lifestyles in post-war American tradition. The members to this quantity supply various views in this richly advanced process.

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