Many Voices One Nation

The Great Seal of the United States contains the 13-letter Latin phrase E Pluribus Unum, which translates to “Out of Many, One.” And when we think of the “One,” we think of the one nation that has been forged from the “Many.

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Author: Margaret Salazar-Porzio

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution

ISBN: 9781944466114

Category: History

Page: 306

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Many Voices, One Nation explores U.S. history through a powerful collection of artifacts and stories from America’s many peoples. Sixteen essays, composed by Smithsonian curators and affiliated scholars, offer distinctive insight into the peopling of the United States from the Europeans’ North American arrival in 1492 to the near present. Each chapter addresses a different historical era and considers what quintessentially American ideals like freedom, equality, and belonging have meant to Americans of all backgrounds, races, and national origins through the centuries. Much more than just an anthology, this book is a vibrant, cohesive presentation of everyday objects and ideas that connect us to our history and to one another. Using these objects and personal stories as a transmitter, the book invites readers to hear the voices of our many voices, and contemplate the complexity of our one nation. The stories and artifacts included in this volume bring our seemingly disparate pasts together to inspire possibilities for a shared future as we constantly reinterpret our e pluribus unum – our nation of many voices.

The One Vs the Many

A quick answer is : both at once ; the Iliad is about one life and many . But this reply prevents us from seeing how the question itself is so important to the epic's formal construction , Narrative meaning takes shape in the dynamic ...

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Author: Alex Woloch

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691113130

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 391

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Does a novel focus on one life or many? Alex Woloch uses this simple question to develop a powerful new theory of the realist novel, based on how narratives distribute limited attention among a crowded field of characters. His argument has important implications for both literary studies and narrative theory. Characterization has long been a troubled and neglected problem within literary theory. Through close readings of such novels as Pride and Prejudice, Great Expectations, and Le Père Goriot, Woloch demonstrates that the representation of any character takes place within a shifting field of narrative attention and obscurity. Each individual--whether the central figure or a radically subordinated one--emerges as a character only through his or her distinct and contingent space within the narrative as a whole. The "character-space," as Woloch defines it, marks the dramatic interaction between an implied person and his or her delimited position within a narrative structure. The organization of, and clashes between, many character-spaces within a single narrative totality is essential to the novel's very achievement and concerns, striking at issues central to narrative poetics, the aesthetics of realism, and the dynamics of literary representation. Woloch's discussion of character-space allows for a different history of the novel and a new definition of characterization itself. By making the implied person indispensable to our understanding of literary form, this book offers a forward-looking avenue for contemporary narrative theory.

The One in the Many

26 Here I would argue that the same two meanings are to be found in Whiteheadian creativity as the metaphysical principle whereby " [ t ] he many become one , and are increased by one . " 27 That is , in virtue of creativity a new ...

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Author: Joseph A. Bracken

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802848923

Category: Philosophy

Page: 234

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Classical notions of truth and objectivity have steadily eroded in the face of postmodernism. Meeting this challenge head-on, Joseph Bracken here reconstructs the metaphysical tradition of the West on solid new foundations. Drawing on the thought of Alfred North Whitehead, Ervin Laszlo, and J]rgen Habermas, Bracken presents a new philosophical perspective that roots the relationship between God and the world in community. Bracken first answers objections to the possibility of developing a new metaphysics in our postmodern age. He then lays out the "vertical" and "horizontal" dimensions of his new metaphysical scheme, a constructive perspective that results in a consciously communitarian understanding of the God-world relationship. The uniqueness of Bracken's position is its advocacy of a strictly "social ontology" in which the classical relationship of the One and the Many is reversed -- not the transcendence of the One over the Many but its emergence out of the Many in dynamic relationship.

One and Many

In the analogy of “a sail covering many people,” each person will only have a section of the sail covering them, rather than a whole unity over each one of the many. If the OVM structure stands to be true, then the unity must be divided ...

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Author: Jiayan Zhang

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824861186

Category: Philosophy

Page: 416

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Is the world one or many? Ji Zhang revisits this ancient philosophical question from the modern perspective of comparative studies. His investigation stages an intellectual exchange between Plato, founder of the Academy, and Ge Hong, who systematized Daoist belief and praxis. Zhang not only captures the tension between rational Platonism and abstruse Daoism, but also creates a bridge between the two.

Out of Many One

Assessing Barriers to Information Sharing in the Department of Homeland Security : Hearing Before the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, May 8, 2003 United States.

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Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform

Publisher:

ISBN: PURD:32754075579122

Category: Administrative agencies

Page: 146

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Out of Many One

Bishop believed Mueller should be given the title “Executive Director,” Larson called him “one of the solid pillars, if not the pillar, for the American College,” and Doherty explained that Mueller “unified both program and personnel” ...

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Author: Jack W. Berryman

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015038153519

Category: Medical

Page: 414

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Presents a history of the beginnings, development and impact of the American College of Sports Medicine. This book is a record of how individuals from different fields have retained a common focus.

ONE IN MANY

A Collection of Short Stories Saligrama K. Aithal. Saligrama K. Aithal Saligrama K. Aithal A Collection of Short Stories One in Many One in Many A Collection of Short. O NE IN M ANY Front Cover.

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Author: Saligrama K. Aithal

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781491816936

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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A sequel to Many in One, the volume One in Many portrays characters in a variety of situations, from playful to serious to deeply moving and boundlessly joyful. In place of Madhav taking different roles in the stories in the earlier volume, each of the stories in One in Many has a separate central character. Nearly all of them are made in the mould of Madhav,--humorous, witty, and serious,--and their differences melt away, just as the differences between people of different countries, nations, and religions do. It is, in fact, hard to describe the characters by their nationality. They may possess Indian names, but their nationality and citizenship are another matter. They have relatives and friends in both the continents and their identities transcend national geographical boundaries. The locale of the stories also lacks distinct unity; it extends from one hemisphere to the other, from Washington, DC, to Balgudi, a town in India not, however, to be found on a map. The focus of the stories is not what separates people, one from the other, but what binds them together, rather what can/ should bind them together.

One Lie Too Many

ISBN: 978-0-544-82982-4 hardcover ISBN: 978-1-328-61841-2 paperback Manufactured in the United States of America DOC 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 4500749136 ONELIETOOMANY one Destiny is like a boulder. Bulky and hard Copyright.

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Author: Eileen Cook

Publisher: HMH Books For Young Readers

ISBN: 9781328618412

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 336

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A riveting psychological thriller with "a surprise twist that will leave readers arguing long after the book is over" (Booklist) about a girl who gets in over her head when a seemingly harmless prank turns into a murder investigation. Now in paperback!

Working Paper

Unfortunately SBC did not follow some of the key practices used in Placer County, including doing groundwork in many one-on-one conversations, making sure to have an inclusive stakeholder committee to plan the process and develop the ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105115054293

Category: City planning

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An Examination of Sir William Hamilton s Philosophy

it would " mark out no real difference between the " various branches of knowledge , but only different " points of ... it is one of the strongest of the many proofs which appear in his works , how little thought he had bestowed upon ...

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Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher:

ISBN: ONB:+Z225190005

Category: Electronic book

Page: 576

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