PhD thesis defence: Melvin Wevers on the U.S. as reference culture

In his PhD thesis Melvin Wevers MA (Cultural History) offers a data-driven, longitudinal analysis of the historical dynamics that have underpinned a long-term, layered cultural-historical process: the emergence of the United States as a dominant reference culture in Dutch public discourse on consumer goods between 1890 and 1990. On 15 September he will defend his dissertation in Utrecht University Hall.

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