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BLEG: The History Of The Idea Of Multiculturalism

by Tim Lacy With this post I am seeking to build a strong sense of historiography on the idea, or intellectual history, of multiculturalism. It seems, based on my own explorations and surveying colleagues, that no authoritative text exists, either in article or book form. But I have no high confidence in this assertion. Although several books on my shelf touch on the emergence of multiculturalism in the 1970s, I will likely build my thinking on Rodgers’ accounting in—you guessed it—Age of Fracture. What texts have you found most useful for discussing the historical development of the idea of multiculturalism? Read more