By Roger Chapman, James Ciment

ISBN-10: 0765683024

ISBN-13: 9780765683021

The time period "culture wars" refers back to the political and sociological polarisation that has characterized American society the earlier numerous a long time. This re-creation presents an enlightening and complete A-to-Z prepared reference, now with aiding basic records, on significant themes of up to date value for college kids, academics, and the overall reader. It goals to advertise knowing and rationalization on pertinent themes that too frequently are usually not properly defined or mentioned in a balanced context. With nearly 640 entries plus greater than one hundred twenty fundamental files helping either side of key concerns, this can be a particular and defining paintings, quintessential to educated discussions of the main well timed and demanding concerns dealing with the United States at the present time.

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