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The disuniting of America : reflections on a multicultural society

Author: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.; Jeff Riggenbach
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : 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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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 97025124
(OCoLC)37107204
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur M Schlesinger, Jr.; Jeff Riggenbach
ISBN: 9781433298745 1433298740
OCLC Number: 460117368
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 3:15:24.
Performer(s): Read by Jeff Riggenbach.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 46816 KB; MP3 file size: 91835 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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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