Syllabus for American Studies B1

USA-kunskap B1

A revised version of the syllabus is available.

Syllabus

  • 30 credits
  • Course code: 5EN721
  • Education cycle: First cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: English G1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
  • Established: 2006-12-07
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Languages
  • Revised: 2010-04-09
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Languages
  • Applies from: week 34, 2010
  • Entry requirements: American Studies A1.
  • Responsible department: Department of English

Content

American History

American Politics

American Mass Media

American 20th-Century Literature

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 04, 2011

  • Nobles, Gregory H. American frontiers : cultural encounters and continental conquest

    New York: Hill & Wang, 1998

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Stephanson, Anders Manifest destiny : American expansionism and the empire of right

    New York: Hill and Wang, 1996

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Horsman, Reginald Race and manifest destiny : the origins of American racial Anglo-Saxonism

    Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard U.P., 1981

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Greenstein, Fred I. The presidential difference : leadership style from FDR to Barack Obama

    3. ed.: Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • McKay, David; Houghton, David; Wroe, Andy Controversies in American politics and society.

    Oxford: Blackwell, 2002

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Zakaria, Fareed The Post-American World

    New York: W. W. Norton, 2009

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Bennett, W. Lance; Lawrence, Regina G.; Livingston, Steven When the press fails : political power and the news media from Iraq to Katrina

    Chicago, IL: University of Chicago press, 2007

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Jones, Alex S. Losing the news : the future of the news that feeds democracy

    New York: Oxford University Press, 2009

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Robertson, Alexa Mediated cosmopolitanism : the world of television news

    Cambridge: Polity, 2010

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Purdy, John Lloyd.; Ruppert, James Nothing but the truth : an anthology of Native American literature

    Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, c2001

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

  • Toelken, Barre. The anguish of snails : Native American folklore in the West

    Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, c2003

    Find in the library

    Mandatory

Reading list revisions