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Title:
How race survived US history : from settlement and slavery to the Obama phenomenon
Author:
Roediger, David R.
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9781844672752
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Verso, 2008.
Physical Description:
xvi, 240 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Suddenly white supremacy : how race took hold -- Slavery's shadow, empire's edge : how white supremacy survived declarations of independence -- Managing to continue : how race survived capitalism and free labor -- The ends of emancipation : how race survived jubilee -- A nation stays white : how race survived mass immigration -- Colorblind inequalities : how race survived modern liberalism -- Afterword: Will race survive?
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Explores how the idea of race was created and recreated in American history. This book examines how race intersected all that was dynamic and progressive in US history, from democracy and economic development to migration and globalization.