Boek cover Reclaiming the Great World House van Victor Anderson (Onbekend)

Reclaiming the Great World House

The Global Vision of Martin Luther King Jr.

Engels | E-book | 9780820356037
Onbekend 29,99
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uitgever University Of Georgia Press
Taal Engels
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Ebook formaat Adobe ePub
Auteur(s) Victor Anderson | Lewis V. Baldwin | Michael B. Mccormack | Robert Franklin | Nimi Wariboko | Amy E. Steele | Larry Rivers | Hak Joon Lee | Rosetta Ross | Crystal A. Degregory | Mary E. King | Rosetta E. Ross | Althea Legal-Miller | Walter E. Fluker | Teresa Delgado | Rufus Burrow Jr | Gary S. Selby
Redacteur Vicki L. Crawford
Co-redacteur Lewis V. Baldwin
Uitgever University Of Georgia Press
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Boekbeschrijving

The burgeoning terrain of Martin Luther King Jr. studies is leading to a new appreciation of his thought and its meaningfulness for the emergence and shaping of the twenty-first-century world. This volume brings together an impressive array of scholars from various backgrounds and disciplines to explore the global significance of King—then, now, and in the future.

Employing King’s metaphor of “the great world house,” the major focus is on King’s appraisal of the global-human struggle in the 1950s and 1960s, his relevance for today’s world, and how future generations might constructively apply or appropriate his key ideas and values in addressing racism, poverty and economic injustice, militarism, sexism, homophobia, the environmental crisis, globalization, and other challenges confronting humanity today. The contributors treat King in context and beyond context, taking seriously the historical King while also exploring how his name, activities, contributions, and legacy are still associated with a globalized rights culture**.**

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