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Introduction: Culture, Ethnicity, Authority

Daniel G. Williams

in Ethnicity and Cultural Authority

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780748622054
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651993 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622054.003.0001
Introduction: Culture, Ethnicity, Authority

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This introductory chapter discusses culture, ethnicity and authority, differentiating conservationism from contributionism and providing a brief outline of the chapters that follow. It also presents Matthew Arnold, W. E. B. Du Bois, William Dean Howells and W. B. Yeats, whose works are examined in greater detail in this book.

Keywords: culture; ethnicity; authority; Matthew Arnold; W. E. B. Du Bois; William Dean Howells; W. B. Yeats; conservationism; contributionism

Chapter.  13078 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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