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The disuniting of America

Author: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Norton, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The promise of America has always been that of a fresh economic start on equal footing. This is linked to the classic image of the republic as a melting pot, where differences of class, race, and religion are submerged in the pursuit of democracy. But today the idea of assimilation into the mainstream is giving ground to the cult of ethnicity."--Publisher's description.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.
ISBN: 0393033805 9780393033809 0393309878 9780393309874
OCLC Number: 24796236
Notes: Originally published: Knoxville, Tenn. : Whittle Direct Books, ©1991.
Description: 160 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "A new race"? --
History of the weapon --
The battle of the schools --
The decomposition of America --
E Pluribus Unum?
Responsibility: Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

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"The promise of America has always been that of a fresh economic start on equal footing. This is linked to the classic image of the republic as a melting pot, where differences of class, race, and religion are submerged in the pursuit of democracy. But today the idea of assimilation into the mainstream is giving ground to the cult of ethnicity."--Publisher's description.

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