Publisher: Constable (January 21, 2010)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9.9 MB
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during this groundbreaking booklet, Tristram Riley-Smith charts the cultural panorama of a conflicted the United States within the starting decade of the twenty first Century and addresses key questions: Why is it kingdom that's so transparent approximately its future leaves the area careworn approximately its path of go back and forth; and why is it humans motive at the pursuit of happiness seems to be so unsettled? Delving underneath the chaotic floor of yankee society, Riley-Smith exposes the iconic fault-lines within the cultural bedrock. In doing so, he bargains up a breathtaking image of yankee society, flash-lit by means of the thunderbolts of '9/11', storm Katrina, the 2008 credits Crash and the inauguration of President Obama. The Cracked Bell will get to the guts of what it capability to stay in Obama's the USA, addressing questions of identification and gear, trust and cost, liberty and legislations, innovation and culture, trade and intake, nature and civilization, warfare and peace.