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Race in North America : Origin and Evolution of a Worldview
by Audrey Smedley and Brian D. Smedley


Overview - This sweeping work traces the idea of race for more than three centuries to show that "race" is not a product of science but a cultural invention that has been used variously and opportunistically since the eighteenth century. Updated throughout, the fourth edition of this renowned text includes a compelling new chapter on the health impacts of the racial worldview, as well as a thoroughly rewritten chapter that explores the election of Barack Obama and its implications for the meaning of race in America and the future of our racial ideology.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This sweeping work traces the idea of race for more than three centuries to show that "race" is not a product of science but a cultural invention that has been used variously and opportunistically since the eighteenth century. Updated throughout, the fourth edition of this renowned text includes a compelling new chapter on the health impacts of the racial worldview, as well as a thoroughly rewritten chapter that explores the election of Barack Obama and its implications for the meaning of race in America and the future of our racial ideology.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780813345543
  • ISBN-10: 0813345545
  • Publisher: Westview Press
  • Publish Date: July 2011
  • Page Count: 386
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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