Item description for The American Metropolis: Image and Inspiration by Rob Kroes & Tity de Vries...
Examining the rise and influence of the American metropolis, this book analyzes the development, location, and images of the city. It details the problems and challenges of metropolises and explores literature influenced by American urban life.
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Studio: Vu University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.62" Height: 0.54" Weight: 0.94 lbs.
Release Date Apr 2, 2002
Publisher Vu University Press
ISBN 9053836942 ISBN13 9789053836941
Availability 0 units.
More About Rob Kroes & Tity de Vries
ROB KROES is Professor of American Studies, emeritus, at the University of Amsterdam. One of Europe's leading American Studies scholars, he is past president of the European Association for American Studies and is a founder and member of the board of the Netherlands American Studies Association. He is the author of Buffalo Bill in Bologna: The Americanization of the World, 1869-1922 (2005), a book he wrote with R. W. Rydell; Them and Us: Questions of Citizenship in a Globalizing World (2000); and If You've Seen One, You've Seen the Mall: Europeans and American Mass Culture (1996), among other books. He also is general editor of the European Contributions to American Studies book series.