Britain and America: Cultural Roles in the World Today

 

Guggenheim Museum, New York City (Copyright: Scanpix)Guggenheim Museum, New York City (Copyright: Scanpix)

 

Web resource

About the UK (for Americans)

http://ukinusa.fco.gov.uk/en/visiting-uk/about-uk/

British Arts & Culture (British Council USA)

http://www.britishcouncil.org/usa-arts.htm

A-Z Guide of British Life and Culture

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/customs/topics/index.htm

(junior school website)

Life in the USA: American Culture

http://www.lifeintheusa.com/culture/index.html

Why culture is better in the land of the free

http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/features/display.var.1727370.0.0.php

Some people or items mentioned in the texts:

British:

The BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/

After Eight

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/After_Eight

Sir David Attenborough

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/programmes/who/david_attenborough.shtml

Monty Python

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monty_Python

Hugh Grant

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000424/

J.K. Rowling

http://www.jkrowling.com/en/

The Booker Prize

http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

Doris Lessing

http://www.dorislessing.org/

Andrew Lloyd Webber

http://www.andrewlloydwebber.com/

Tate Gallery

http://www.tate.org.uk/

American:

Sopranos

http://www.hbo.com/sopranos/

Sex and the City

http://www.hbo.com/city/

CNN

http://edition.cnn.com/

Cinema of the United States

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinema_of_the_United_States

Friends

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0108778/

Seinfeld

http://www.sonypictures.com/tv/shows/seinfeld/

Mark Twain

http://www.cmgww.com/historic/twain/

MTV

http://www.mtv.com/

Music of the United States

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_the_United_States

Andy Warhol

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/warhol_andy.html

Pop Art

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_art

Guggenheim Museum, New York

http://www.guggenheim.org/new_york_index.shtml

Baseball

http://mlb.mlb.com/index.jsp

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