Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 May 2014

360 Pages | 19 illus.


ISBN: 9780199314607

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An American History

Susan J. Matt

  • Takes on American history from a fascinating new thematic lens that considers how homesickness has affected us from the settler era to boomerang kids and social networking.
  • Looks at homesickness as it affects key demographics such as soldiers, college students, summer campers, and immigrants.
  • Challenges the common notion that Americans have been a naturally restless and mobile people by exploring their connection to home.