The Classical Tradition and the Americas European Images of the Americas and the Classical Tradition, Part 1

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  • American studies,
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • North American archaeology,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • America - History,
  • History Of Civilization And Culture (General),
  • Study and teaching,
  • History - U.S.,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • Foreign public opinion, Europe,
  • United States - General,
  • Public opinion,
  • America,
  • Civilization,
  • Civilization, Classical,
  • Classical influences,
  • History

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ContributionsWolfgang Haase (Editor), Meyer Reinhold (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages1
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Open LibraryOL9016680M
ISBN 103110115727
ISBN 109783110115727

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Considering the singular experience of the African American writer, William W. Cook and James Tatum here argue that African American literature did not develop apart from canonical Western literary traditions but instead grew out of those literatures. E. Christian Kopff teaches at the University of Colorado, where he is Associate Director of the Honors Program.

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