"Hanging Together" by John Higham

Hanging Together Unity and Diversity in American Culture John Higham, Carl J. Guarneri

Format:
Hardback
Publication date:
10 May 2001
ISBN:
9780300088182
Dimensions:
336 pages: 234 x 156 x 19mm
Illustrations:
1, black & white illustrations

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How has America, with its many ethnic, class, and ideological divisions, allowed divergent groups to "hang together" as Americans? In this book, a distinguished historian explores the ways in which Americans have conceived of a national identity and demonstrates that an appreciation of America's kaleidoscopic diversity can be reconciled with an affirmation of its common national culture.

John Higham, John Martin Vincent Professor Emeritus of History at The Johns Hopkins University, is a past president of the Organization of American Historians. His books include Send These to Me and Strangers in the Land. Carl J. Guarneri is professor of history at Saint Mary's College of California.

"This book brings together and makes available some of the most important work of one of America's greatest senior historians." George M. Fredrickson, Stanford University"