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Planetary Power? the United States and Around-the-World Travel JAS Podcast

Planetary Power? the United States and Around-the-World Travel JAS Podcast

We are delighted to bring you the 2012 Journal of American Studies lecture recorded at the British Association of American Studies conference held in Manchester in April of this year.
In this Podcast, Professor Joyce Chaplin’s plenary lecture sheds powerful and provocative light on her current scholarly endeavour - an epic work tracing global circumnavigation from the sixteenth century exploits of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan to contemporary global and digital GPS technologies as we embrace a planetary world increasingly experienced at our fingertips.  Powerfully mapping the death and glory struggles of early circumnavigators, Chaplin interrogates a wealth of debates integral to cutting edge developments in American Studies [...]

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