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It is a well-known fact that Americans, unless they live in a major metropolitan city such as New York City, have a disability that impedes driving or are too poor to afford a vehicle are wedded to their cars.
The culture of the United States of America is primarily of Western origin, but is influenced by a multicultural ethos that includes African , Native American , Asian , Pacific Island , and Latin American people and their cultures. It also has its own distinct social and cultural characteristics, such as dialect , music , arts , social habits , cuisine , and folklore. The United States is ethnically and racially diverse as a result of large-scale migration throughout its history, and through African-American slavery and emancipation. The varieties of English people, as opposed to the other peoples on the British Isles, were the overwhelming majority ethnic group in the 17th century population of the colonies in was , and were The English ethnic group contributed to the major cultural and social mindset and attitudes that evolved into the American character. Large non-English immigrant populations from the s to , such as the Germans , or more , Scotch Irish , , added enriched and modified the English cultural substrate, The Encyclopedia of Colonial and Revolutionary America, Ed.
Recently, American social behavior during the s has been compared, both favorably and unfavorably, with the attitudes and culture of the United States during the years — The past two decades of rebellion, student protest, liberal sexual practices, radical politics, and strong civil and women's rights movements have all passed. Beam, J. Report bugs here. Please share your general feedback. You can join in the discussion by joining the community or logging in here. You can also find out more about Emerald Engage.
By Claude S. In Made in America sociologist Claude S. Are there distinctively modern individuals, and if so, what are the culture and character of such individuals? The result is a sweeping synthetic argument that is grounded in personal stories from the past. Writing for historians, sociologists, and other academics, as well as a general readership, Fischer argues that mainstream American culture has changed little since the colonial period. Where social historians have so often chronicled change, he finds evidence for continuity—or more precisely, the expansion of certain patterns of life and mind to more Americans. They have sought security, valued goods, and formed associations for nearly years.
Who were we in , in , or , and is there any continuity in character between the we of those years and the nearly million people living in the radically different America of today? With Made in America , Claude S. Fischer draws on decades of historical, psychological, and soc. Fischer draws on decades of historical, psychological, and social research to answer that question by tracking the evolution of American character and culture over three centuries. He explodes myths—such as that contemporary Americans are more mobile and less religious than their ancestors, or that they are more focused on money and consumption—and reveals instead how greater security and wealth have only reinforced the independence, egalitarianism, and commitment to community that characterized our people from the earliest years.
The book Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character, Claude S. Fischer is published by University of Chicago Press.
Беккер услышал, как его собеседница листает книгу заказов. Там не окажется никакого Клауса, но Беккер понимал, что клиенты далеко не всегда указывают свои подлинные имена. - Хм-м, извините, - произнесла женщина. - Не нахожу. Как, вы сказали, имя девушки, которую нанял ваш брат.
Ответа не последовало. Сьюзан повернулась к Соши. - Выход в Интернет. Здесь есть браузер. Соши кивнула. - Лучше всего - Нетскейп.
Мне кажется, коммандер приказал вам уйти.
Подумала она удивленно и с облегчением и попыталась выскользнуть из-под. - Милый, - глухо прошептала. - Позволь, я переберусь наверх. - Но немец даже не шевельнулся.
В Севилье Беккер лихорадочно обдумывал происходящее. Как они называют эти изотопы - U235 и U?. Он тяжко вздохнул: какое все это имеет значение. Он профессор лингвистики, а не физики.
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