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Multiculturalism : roots and realities / edited by C. James Trotman.

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Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 267 pages) : illustrations
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2002.

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  • ISBN: 9780253340023
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  • ISBN: 0253214874
  • ISBN: 9781282062757
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Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction. multiculturalism : roots and realities / C. James Trotman -- "The lives grown out of his life" : Frederick Douglass, multiculturalism, and diversity / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.-- Frederick Douglass's American "we" / Julie Husband -- Adding her testimony : Harriet Jacobs's incidents as testimonial literature / Jeannine Delombard -- Water rites : navigating passage and social transformation in American slave and travel narratives / Richard Hardack -- James Forten and "the gentlemen of the pave" : race, wea.
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Summary: The most meaningful support for multiculturalism has come from intellectuals, such as those represented in this book, who have discovered greater meaning about our American past by incorporating concepts driving multiculturalism. These essays engage the word and its meanings, as varied as they are, in an effort to add and expand on the dialogue for this every-increasingly vital concept. Each essay generally makes use of multiculturalism as a way of examining history and social themes, while providing a broader and perhaps a deeper view of 19th-century American life and thought.
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Authors: Trotman, C. James, 1943- (Added Author).
Citation: Trotman, C James. "Multiculturalism : roots and realities." Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2002.
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