Tribes

Tribes

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by John L. Cooper
     
 
A tale of one family torn apart by ethnocentrism, which is just another name for bigotry.

Tribes is a novel about family, identity and ethnocentrism—the emotional attitude that results in the belief that ones own culture or nation is superior to others. It traces the history of two families and their eventual union, which leads to a string of intricate

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A tale of one family torn apart by ethnocentrism, which is just another name for bigotry.

Tribes is a novel about family, identity and ethnocentrism—the emotional attitude that results in the belief that ones own culture or nation is superior to others. It traces the history of two families and their eventual union, which leads to a string of intricate problems. As seen through the eyes of different family members, the story, which begins in the 1920s, spans several decades and two continents and ultimately ends in a mental institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the end, Tribes is a novel that focuses on the problems many people have when coming to such a diverse nation as the United States, and the problems they have in simply finding themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595180462
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/14/2001
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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