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By Axel Körner,Adam I. P. Smith,N. Miller

ISBN-10: 1137018976

ISBN-13: 9781137018977

ISBN-10: 1137536888

ISBN-13: 9781137536884

Why has "America" - that's, the us of the United States - develop into a lot more than just a spot within the mind's eye of such a lot of humans all over the world? In either Europe and Latin the USA, the U.S. has usually been a website of a number of attainable futures, a reveal onto which can be projected utopian goals and dystopian nightmares. no matter if castigated as a risk to civilized order or championed as a promise of earthly paradise, the US has constantly been taken care of as a cipher for modernity. It has functioned as an inescapable reference element for either ecu and Latin American societies, not just as a version of social and political association - one to reject as a lot one to emulate - but additionally because the major instance of a society rising from a dramatic variety of cultural and social backgrounds.

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