The Resource The disuniting of America : reflections on a multicultural society, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr, (electronic resource)

The disuniting of America : reflections on a multicultural society, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr, (electronic resource)

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The disuniting of America : reflections on a multicultural society
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The disuniting of America
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reflections on a multicultural society
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Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr
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eng
Summary
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. While this upsurge in ethnic awareness has had many healthy consequences in a nation shamed by a history of prejudice, if pressed too far, it could fragment American society to a dangerous degree. In this powerfully argued essay, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. examines the the lessons of one polyglot country after another tearing itself apart or on the brink of doing so, and points out troubling new evidence that multiculturalism gone awry here in the United States threatens to do the same
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1917-2007
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Schlesinger, Arthur M.
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Read by Jeff Riggenbach
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  • Riggenbach, Jeff
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  • Cultural pluralism
  • Multicultural education
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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The disuniting of America : reflections on a multicultural society, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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9781481540803
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MWT10078416
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Label
The disuniting of America : reflections on a multicultural society, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10078416
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481540803
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10078416
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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