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Austria and America : 20th-Century Cross-Cultural Encounters (Paperback)

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Through literature, film, diplomatic relations, and academic exchanges, this volume examines key historical points in Austrian-American relations of the past century, pondering the roots of how and why "austrianness" was adapted to American culture, and how America's cultural lens focused on the two countries' exchanges. From Freud's early reception, to FDR's policy toward Austrian refugees in the Pacific, and from film adaptations to film-writing, literature and Freudianism during the McCarthy era, it reviews encounters between Austria and the United States, between Austrians and Americans, between each's images of the other, and the lives of those caught in between. (Series: American Studies in Austria, Vol. 15) [Subject: Politics, American Studies, Austrian Studies, Sociology]
Number of Pages: 178
Genre: History
Series Title: American Studies in Austria
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Volume number: 2
Language: English
Street Date: April 9, 2017
TCIN: 51567422
UPC: 9783643908124
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-2952
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