Antedating of "Multiculturalism"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri Oct 11 11:06:08 UTC 2002

Here is an antedating I have discovered for "multiculturalism":

multiculturalism (OED 1965)

1957 _Hispania_ XL. 349  The key to successful living here, as it is in
Switzerland, is multilingualism, which can carry with it rich

Fred Shapiro

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