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Redefining American identity

Ben Railton

Redefining American identity

from Cabeza de Vaca to Barack Obama

by Ben Railton

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Multiculturalism,
  • Cultural pluralism,
  • Cultural fusion,
  • American National characteristics,
  • Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [175]-182) and index.

    StatementBen Railton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.A1 R335 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881178M
    ISBN 109780230112063
    LC Control Number2010039063

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