Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism / Edition 1

Our America: Nativism, Modernism, and Pluralism / Edition 1

by Walter Benn Michaels
     
 

Argues that the contemporary commitment to the importance of cultural identity has reovated rather than replaced an earlier commitment to r4acial identity and asserts that the idea of culture, far from constituting a challenge to racism, is actually a for

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Argues that the contemporary commitment to the importance of cultural identity has reovated rather than replaced an earlier commitment to r4acial identity and asserts that the idea of culture, far from constituting a challenge to racism, is actually a for

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822320647
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Series:
Post-Contemporary Interventions Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,095,131
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments,
Land of the Kike Home of the Wop,
Nation or Empire?,
The Rising Tide,
The Vanishing American,
A Family Matter,
The First American,
Difference Not Inferiority,
My Country, Right or Wrong,
The Psychology of Imitation,
Aboriginal America,
Passing,
Heritage,
Our America,
Notes,
Index,

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