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Uncivil wars : the controversy over reparations for slavery

Author: David Horowitz
Publisher: San Francisco : Encounter Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"David Horowitz analyzes the case for reparation for slavery and concludes that it is 'morally questionable and racially incendiary.' he points out that only a tiny minority of Americans every own slaves and that most Americans living today (white and otherwise) have no lineal connection to slavery at all. He notes that the GNP of the African-American community makes it the tenth most prosperous 'nation' in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horowitz, David, 1939-
Uncivil wars.
San Francisco : Encounter Books, 2002
(OCoLC)606616286
Online version:
Horowitz, David, 1939-
Uncivil wars.
San Francisco : Encounter Books, 2002
(OCoLC)608600254
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Horowitz
ISBN: 1893554449 9781893554443
OCLC Number: 47849447
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: vii, 147 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface: The Fault Line --
The Controversy --
The Ad --
The Administrators (Berkeley) --
The Students (Wisconsin) --
The Professors (Brown) --
Traducing History --
Racism and Free Speech --
Reparations and the American Idea.
Responsibility: David Horowitz.

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Uncivil Wars shows what happens when the new racial orthodoxy collides with tolerance and free speech and what the implications of this conflict are for American education and culture.  Read more...

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