A Companion to American Cultural History

A Companion to American Cultural History

Editor(s): Karen Halttunen

Print ISBN: 9780631235668

Online ISBN: 9780470691762

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691762

Author Biography

About the Author

Karen Halttunen is Professor of History and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, and former president of the American Studies Association. She is the author of Confidence Men and Painted Women: A Study of Middle-Class Culture in America, 1830-1870 (1986) and Murder Most Foul: The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination (2000).