Negotiating Difference Cultural Case Studies for Composition

ISBN-10: 0312068468

ISBN-13: 9780312068462

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A new kind of multicultural composition reader that focuses on contact zones — historical moments when contending groups have negotiated across boundaries of race, class, gender, and ideology — by offering 6 casebooks that explore conflicts in American history. Assignment sequences and research kits are included at the end of each unit.
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List price: $62.99
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 12/15/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 963
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Preface for Instructors
First Contacts Between Puritans and Native Americans
Dominant English Accounts
History of Plymouth Plantation (1630-1645)
Newes from America (1638)
A Brief History of the War with the Indians in New-England (1676)
A Narrative of the Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson (1682)
Alternative English Accounts
Relation of the Pequot Wars (c. 1660)
"A Relation of the Indian War" (1675)
Native American Accounts
Paper Left on a Bridge Post at Medfield, Massachusetts (1675)
Speech at the End of King Philip's War, Recorded and with a Reply by Daniel Gookin (1677)
Eulogy on King Philip (1836)
Treaties, Laws, and Deeds
Treaty of Peace and Alliance between Massasoit and the Plymouth Colonists (1621)
Treaty of Hartford (1638)
Unrestricted Deed (1642)
Treaty of Submission (1644)
Rules for the Praying Indian Town of Concord, Massachusetts (1647)
Laws pertaining to Indians, Massachusetts Bay Colony (1648)
Restricted Deed (1648) and Other Native American Fighters for the English in King Philip's War, Petition (1676)
Assignment Sequences
Research Kit
The Debate Over Slavery and the Declaration of Independence
Jefferson's Views on Slavery
Draft of the Declaration of Independence (1776)
Notes on Virginia (1788)
The Antislavery Battle
Letter to Thomas Jefferson (1791)
Walker's Appeal (1829)
An Address Delivered at the African Masonic Hall (1833)
"What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" (1852)
Address to the Court (1859)
The Proslavery Defense
Sociology for the South, or the Failure of Free Society (1854)
Cotton Is King (1855)
Liberty and Slavery (1857)
Proclamations and Public Statements
Manumission Paper (1776)
Petition on behalf of Massachusetts Slaves (1777)
Rhode Island Resolution for the Formation of a Colored Regiment (1778)
Fourth of July Manumission Speech (1783)
Petition Supporting Slavery (1785)
"Declaration of Sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Convention" (1833)
Assignment Sequences
Research Kit
Defining "Woman's Sphere" in Nineteenth-Century American Society
Circumscribing Woman's Sphere
A Treatise on Domestic Economy (1842)
"Female Influence, and the True Christian Mode of Its Exercise" (1837)
"Abolition Women" (1837)
"Pastoral Letter" (1837)
"Enfranchisement of Women" (1852)
"The Woman's Rights Convention: The Last Act of the Drama" (1852)
Contesting Woman's Sphere
Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Women (1838)
"The Wrongs of American Women, the Duty of American Women" (1845)
Editorials on Women's Rights (1848, 1851)
Recorded by Frances D. Gage, "A'n't I a Woman?" (1851)
"Woman" (1855)
"A Slave's Appeal" (1860)
"The Higher Education of Women" (1892)
Laws, Contracts, and Proclamations on Women's Rights
"Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions" (1848)
New York State Married Women's Property Laws (1848, 1860)
Marriage Agreements: Robert Dale Owen and Mary Jane Robinson (1832); Henry B. Blackwell and Lucy Stone (1855)
From the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1868)
Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1870)
From Minor v. Happersett (1875)
Resolutions of the American Woman Suffrage Association Convention (1893)
Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution (1920)
Assignment Sequences
Research Kit
Wealth, Work, and Class Conflict in the Industrial Age
The Gospel of Wealth
Ragged Dick (1867)
"Wealth" (June 1889)
The Negro Laborer: A Word to Him (1887)
"Acres of Diamonds" (ca. 1888-1915)
Critics of the Gospel of Wealth
Looking Backward: 2000-1887 (1888)
Wealth against Commonwealth (1894)
Progress and Poverty (1879)
Working Conditions
The Silent Partner (1871)
Testimony before the Senate Committee on the Relations between Capital and Labor (1883)
Samuel Gompers
John Hill
Timothy D. Stow
Charles F. Wingate
N. R. Fielding
John Roach
Joseph Medill
Robert S. Howard
Pages from a Worker's Life (1939)
Workingmen's Party of Illinois, "Declaration of Independence" (1876)
Assignment Sequences
Research Kit
Japanese American Internment and the Problem Of Cultural Ldentity
Official Documents Establishing the Internment
Executive Order 9066 (1942)
"Instructions to All Persons of Japanese Ancestry" (1942)
Opinions on the Japanese "Threat"
The Japanese Conquest of American Opinion (1917)
U.S. Department of War, from Final Report: Japanese Evacuation from the West Coast, 1942 (1943)
Japanese American Citizens League, from The Case for the Nisei (1945)
U.S. Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, from Personal Justice Denied (1982)
Testimony of the Interned
They Call Me Moses Masaoka: An American Saga (1987)
Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps (1976)
Farewell to Manzanar (1973)
Oral History (1984)
Nisei Daughter (1953)
Farewell to Manzanar (1973)
No-No Boy (1957)
"A Fire in Fontana" (1985)
Assignment Sequences
Research Kit
Policy and Protest Over the Vietnam War
A Precursor to War
"Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam" (1945)
1965: Year of Escalation and Protest
A Speech to the U.S. Senate (1965)
U.S. Department of State, from the White Paper Aggression from the North: The Record of North Vietnam's Campaign to Conquer South Vietnam (1965)
"A Reply to the 'White Paper' " (1965)
"Declaration of Conscience against the War in Vietnam" (1965)
"Afterthoughts on a Napalm-Drop on Jungle Villages near Haiphong" (1965)
"Truth Blazes Even in Little Children's Hearts" (1965)
"The Incredible War" (1965)
The War at Home
"Declaration of Independence from the War in Vietnam" (1967)
From "Peace in Vietnam and Southeast Asia" (1968)
"A Message to GIs and to the Movement" (1968)
"Vietnamization" (1969)
Parasites, Protesters, and the Press (1969)
Testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee (1971)
Veterans Remember
"On the Rainy River" (1990)
Oral History (1984)
Oral History (1987)
Born on the Fourth of July (1976)
Index of Authors and Titles
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