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Dream a little : land and social justice in modern America

Author: Dorothee E Kocks
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the American tradition of using the land to reveal and elaborate our dreams for social justice. Offering a synthesis of historical analysis, literary criticism, and personal essay, this book  Read more...

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Named Person: Josephine Winslow Johnson; Mari Sandoz; Ella Baker
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothee E Kocks
ISBN: 0520202864 9780520202863 0520222806 9780520222809
OCLC Number: 42861594
Description: xx, 255 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The geographic embrace. A tale of forgetting --
A tale of remembering --
pt. 2. The dance of ideals. The West of words : Mari Sandoz and a politics of memory --
Back to a new "family farm" : Josephine Johnson and a politics of abundance --
Acting locally, thinking globally : Ella Baker and a politics of identifying.
Responsibility: Dorothee E. Kocks.
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"Kocks offers us a book--and a vision--that is passionate, personal and political. . . . Embedded in a well-written and a very readable narrative are many provocative and passionate ideas."--"Limina

 
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