HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist

Series: Critical American Studies

Series by cover

1–8 of 22 ( next | show all )
 
 

Works (22)

TitlesOrder
Aberrations in black : toward a queer of color critique by Roderick A. Ferguson
American Studies in a Moment of Danger by George Lipsitz2001
Those Without a Country: The Political Culture of Italian American Syndicalists by Michael Miller Topp2001
Death of a Nation: American Culture and the End of Exceptionalism by David W. Noble2002
The New American Studies by John Carlos Rowe2002
Not the Triumph But the Struggle: 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete by Amy Bass2002
The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America by David Kazanjian2003
Singlejack Solidarity by Stan Weir2004
Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism by James Kyung-Jin Lee2004
At Home in Diaspora: Black International Writing by Wendy Walters2005
Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama by Diane C. Fujino2005
Mangos, Chiles, and Truckers: The Business of Transnationalism by Robert Alvarez Jr.2005
American Tropics: Articulating Filipino America by Allan Punzalan Isaac2006
Catching Hell In The City Of Angels: Life And Meanings Of Blackness In South Central Los Angeles by Joao H. Costa Vargas2006
Mestizaje: Critical Uses of Race in Chicano Culture by Rafael Perez-Torres2006
Next to the Color Line: Gender, Sexuality, and W. E. B. Du Bois by Susan Gillman2007
Cannibal Democracy: Race and Representation in the Literature of the Americas by Zita Nunes2008
The New American Exceptionalism by Donald E. Pease2009
Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War by Jodi Kim2010
American Pietas: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal by Ruby C. Tapia2011
Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies by Lee Bebout2011
Samurai among Panthers: Richard Aoki on Race, Resistance, and a Paradoxical Life by Diane C. Fujino2012

Related tags

Recommendations

Series description

Series Editor: George Lipsitz

"This series examines recent trends in American studies. Fundamental questions about history, culture, social structure, race, gender, sexuality, and citizenship now challenge and motivate work in this discipline and also connect and integrate it with other areas of study. Books in the series analyze and critique the forces (including mass migration, global economy, apparent weaknesses of the nation-state, and ongoing ethnic antagonisms) that compel this field to reevaluate how culture produces individual and collective identities."
From the University of Minnesota Press series page

Related people/characters

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

Helpers

eromsted (22), AnnaClaire (1), sabreuse (1)
You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 117,076,895 books! | Top bar: Always visible