The American historian in continental Europe: An Italian perspective

Vaudagna, Maurizio
September 1992
Journal of American History;Sep92, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p532
Academic Journal
Discusses the study of American history in Europe and the struggle to maintain the existence of its teaching on the continent. Lack of primary sources and books; Language barrier preventing circulation of European publications to community of American historians; Isolation of Americanists; Lack of mass of Americanists for institutional and cultural growth; Difficulty of identifying `typically European' contributions to American history; Summary of teachings in Italy.


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