The Christopher Columbus Controversy: Western Civilization vs. Primitivism


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Society & Social Science , Nonfiction by Genre , Social Issues , Columbus Day , Multiculturalism , Political Writing , Race Relations

Description:
Brief essay claiming that it is proper to honor Columbus with a Columbus Day holiday "for in so doing, we honor Western civilization." It is asserted that not to celebrate his contribution as an individual is to uphold the "racism of political correctness." Written by the senior advisor to the Ayn Rand Archives. From Capitalism Magazine.

Creator:
Berliner, Michael S.

Publisher:
Capitalism Magazine

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.capmag.com/article.asp?ID=149


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