If this is Your Land, where are Your Stories?: Reimagining Home and Sacred Space

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Pilgrim Press, 2003 - Social Science - 271 pages
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Stories give shape and meaning to people's sense of themselves as individuals, their cultures, their nations, and what is called "home." The stories we tell, whatever our ethnicity, race, or religion, both connect and separate us. If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories? considers the hold that our stories--especially those about home--have on us and how we interact with others.

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
8
Section 3
26
Section 4
47
Section 5
74
Section 6
93
Section 7
118
Section 8
175
Section 9
198
Section 10
219
Section 11
253
Section 12
255

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About the author (2003)

J. Edward Chamberlin was born in Vancouver and educated at the universities of British Columbia, Oxford and Toronto. He is now University Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. His books include The Harrowing of Eden: White Attitudes Towards Native Americans (1975), Ripe Was the Drowsy Hour: The Age of Oscar Wilde (1977), Come Back to Me My Language: Poetry and the West Indies (1993), and If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories?: Finding Common Ground (2003).

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