Asian Pacific American Heritage: A Companion to Literature and Arts

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Taylor & Francis, Dec 11, 1998 - History - 690 pages
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Multicultural courses are generally taught by exposing students to literature or arts, with reference to their political, sociological, and historical contexts. This book is designed to help students reading novels, watching films, and confronting artworks with information needs quite different from those of social scientists and historians.

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A new series included within the "Garland Reference Library of the Humanities" addresses the need for source material in the growing field of multicultural studies. Editor-in-chief Leonard, a ... Read full review

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George J. Leonard is a Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at San Francisco State University, and has taught at Yale, Scripps College/Claremont and in Beijing. Among his many scholarly publications, including Into the Light of Things: the Art of the Commonplace from Wordsworth to John Cage, Leonard is also the author of popular novels, Beyond Control, (Macmillan) and The Ice Cathedral (Simon and Schuster).

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