By Richard C. Sinopoli
Unique between readers in American political and social idea, From Many, One is a huge and balanced anthology that explores the matter of range and American political id all through American heritage. From the vintage texts of the yankee political culture to diversified minority writings, this publication bargains a large spectrum of rules approximately identification, gender, immigration, race, and faith, and addresses how those concerns relate to the concept that of nationwide unity.
Covering the gamut of viewpoints from majority to minority, from conservative to radical, from assimilationist to separatist, the authors variety from the Founding Fathers to Frederick Jackson Turner, from Abigail Adams to bell hooks and Catharine MacKinnon; from Abraham Lincoln to Malcolm X; from Roger Williams to Ralph E. Reed.
Sinopoli's large introductory and concluding essays set the context for and draw out the results of the fifty readings. the belief comprises case experiences of 3 minority groups—homosexuals, Mexican-Americans, and Chinese-Americans—to illustrate additional the topics of the quantity. short introductions to every examining and to every of the 5 sections supply historical past information.
In analyzing one of many vital questions of yankee public life—the factor of nationwide diversity—From Many, One can be an invaluable textual content for classes in American political idea, sociology, American reports, and American history.
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