Rooting Multiculturalism: The Work of Louis Adamic

Rooting Multiculturalism: The Work of Louis Adamic

by Dan Shiffman
     
 

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Shiffman (English, rhetoric, and writing, Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia) examines the life and work of Slovenian-born Louis Adamic (1898-1951), a writer, editor, populist historian, and champion of immigrant contributions to the U.S. Coverage includes a chronological description of Adamic's life, from childhood in Slovenia to his death in 1951; Adamic and the

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Shiffman (English, rhetoric, and writing, Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia) examines the life and work of Slovenian-born Louis Adamic (1898-1951), a writer, editor, populist historian, and champion of immigrant contributions to the U.S. Coverage includes a chronological description of Adamic's life, from childhood in Slovenia to his death in 1951; Adamic and the emergence of cultural pluralism between the 1910s to 1940s; his rhetoric of social reform; his writing about second-generation immigrants; and his relevance to contemporary multiculturalism. Distributed by Associated U. Presses. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838640029
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
191
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.66(d)

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