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The Cosmopolitan Canopy

Race and Civility in Everyday Life

by Elijah Anderson

Hardcover, 318 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 |

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The Cosmopolitan Canopy
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Race and Civility in Everyday Life
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Elijah Anderson

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A Yale sociology professor discusses how everyday people meet the demands of urban living through islands of civility he calls "cosmopolitan canopies" and describes how activities carried out under this canopy can ease racial tensions and promote harmony. 20,000 first printing.

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