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Speaking of Diversity: Language and Ethnicity in Twentieth- Century America

Gleason, Professor Philip

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ISBN 10: 0801842956 / ISBN 13: 9780801842955
Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1992
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Speaking of Diversity: Language and ...

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Linguistic Studies, Language Studies, Ethnic Studies


"This collection succeeds authoritatively in clearing the semantic ground on which one of the most tortured and divisive of American debates still rages." -- Kate Fullbrook, Journal of American Studies

"A major interpretation of modern American nationalism that deserves a wide readership... Careful surveys of the contested histories of such critical terms in the American conversation about diversity as 'melting pot' (where his essays have already been widely cited in the field), 'pluralism,' 'assimilation,' 'minority,' 'identity,' and culture.'." -- Terrence J. McDonald, Reviews in American History

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