American Culture An Annotated Bibliography


AmericanCulture: An Annotated Bibliography

Fischer, C. S. (2010). Made in America: A Social History of American Culture and Character. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

This book fits my purpose because the writer describes the history ofAmerican culture. How the cultural aspect of Americans has changed orin some cases prevailed. As I build on this topic, this book willhelp me understand how some of the themes became existent, and thedynamics of how some cultural practices have stood the test of time.

Neil Campbell, A. K. (2016). American Cultural Studies: An Introduction to American Culture. New York: Routledge.

The author of this book explores the dominant topics in modernAmerican cultural studies and provides a discussion of how the themescan be explained and illuminated. Another reason as to why I havechosen this source is because it has an extensive overview of themain subjects in American culture. As I research on American culture,this book is of relevance as it gives insight on fundamental topicsthat guide research. These themes are gender, religion, regionalism,sexuality, immigration and ethnicity among others.

Zimmermann, K. A. (2015, January 15). American Culture: Traditions and Customs of the United States. New York, United States of America.

Zimmerman has discussed the components that make up the Americanculture by exhausting each and every tiny bit that shapes the cultureof Americans. Given that America has, for centuries, has beeninhabited by millions of immigrants from all over the world, itsculture is diverse. With immigrants from Africa, Europe, Asia andeven Latin America, the culture of America has been influenced byseveral different diverse cultures. Moreover, his article discussesthe various aspects that make up the culture of America. Thisincludes food, music, language, religion, holidays, and much more.Basing on the topic of my research, this article is useful andappropriate.