By Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera
After American Studies is a well timed critique of nationwide and transnational techniques to neighborhood, and their sorts of belonging and trans/patriotisms. utilizing reviews in multicultural psychology and cultural neuroscience to interpret an array of cultural forms—including literature, paintings, movie, ads, se's, city making plans, museum artifacts, visa coverage, public schooling, and ostensibly non-state media—the argument fills a niche in modern feedback via a spotlight on what makes cultural canons symbolically potent (or not) for anyone uncovered to them. The booklet makes small print in regards to the limits of transnationalism as a paradigm, evidencing how such ways usually reiterate presumptive and essentialized notions of id that functionality as new dimensions of exceptionalism. in accordance with the shortcomings in trans/national feedback, the ultimate bankruptcy initiates a theoretical attention of a postgeographic and postcultural type of group (and of cultural analysis).
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After American Studies: Rethinking the Legacies of Transnational Exceptionalism (Routledge Advances in American History) by Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera