American Minimal Music: La Monte Young, Terry Riley, Steve by Wim Mertens

By Wim Mertens

The tune of Terry Riley, l. a. Monte younger, Steve Reich and Philip Glass are handled during this publication, and an ideological and ancient history to minimum tune is usually supplied.

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The mythic archetype that best conforms to this model in the current struggle with the Middle East is an American Myths 21 amalgam of the greatest American national heroes, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. George Washington is seen in the American myth as the fearless warrior liberating the nation from tyrannical rule, and establishing democratic institutions for the people. Washington's legacy is also one of isolationism— America for Americans. Lincoln is seen as protector of the integrity of the nation-state.

The communication difficulties increased immediately following the Iranian Revolution of 1978-79. 1 The Structure of Discourse—Implicit Models of Communication One way to analyze the dysfunctional discourse during this period is to compare it with the processes of face-to-face communication. The formal study of face-to-face communication has been an important development in several fields in the social sciences and humanities in recent years. Pioneers include Charles Fillmore, Paul Friedrich,2 H.

Motives, fearing that, as in 1953, the United States would attempt to reinstate the monarchy in order to regain the economic benefits enjoyed during the reign of the shah. More disturbing for American politicians was the attitude of the new Iranian leaders. They assumed an air of moral superiority, and were not interested in cooperation with Western nations on Western terms. Moreover, they seemed comfortable committing acts, which outraged the United States with no apparent thought as to the possible consequences.

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