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“We the people”: The U.S. Government’s recent recruitment of literature for nation building Lisbeth Fuisz In response to the perceived degeneration of American cultural memory, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a U.S. governmental agency that funds humanities education and research, inaugurated a new program in 2002, “We the People.” Taking its name from the opening line of the preamble to the U.S. Constitution, this initiative aims to promote national unity through a program that relies on a canonically informed model of education. Such

93 Imagineering Tailor-Made Pasts for Nation-Building and Tourism: A Comparative Perspective NOEL B. SALAZAR Imagineering, a concept originally developed by the Walt Disney Company, denotes the combination of creative imagination and technological engineering in the ‘theming’ of goods, services and places, so that visitors develop memorable experiences of their visit (cf. Imagineers 1996). The principal goal of imagineers is to create a successful balance between illusion and reality, and this by engag- ing all senses and moving peoples

How the Germans Brought Their Communism to Yemen
Die generación de 1837 und die narrative Konstruktion Argentiniens
Series: Lettre
Dresdner Musiker zwischen Kulturpolitik und internationalem Musikmarkt, 1945-1961
Science, Politics, and Popularization in Nineteenth-Century Europe
Series: Histoire, 117
Kulturelle und politische Ordnungsvorstellungen der afghanischen Eliten
Series: Global Studies
Postkoloniale Perspektiven auf den Dekolonisierungsprozess unter französischer UN-Treuhandverwaltung
An Introduction to American Studies
Die städtebauliche Erfindung des modernen Israel und der Wiederaufbau in der BRD. Eine Annäherung
Series: Urban Studies