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Colored White : transcending the racial past

Colored White : transcending the racial past

Author: David R Roediger
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Series: American crossroads, 10.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this volume Roediger argues that in its political workings its distribution of advantages and its unspoken assumptions, the United States is a 'still white' nation. Race is decidedly not over.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Colored White
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002.
(DLC) 2001049173
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Roediger
ISBN: 9780520930803 0520930800 0585468532 9780585468532 1597345512 9781597345514 1282357395 9781282357396 0520240707 9780520240704
OCLC Number: 52996401
Language Note: In English.
Notes: "The George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 323 p., [2] p. of plates )
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. All about Eve, critical white studies, and getting over whiteness --
2. Smear campaign : Guiliani, the Holy Virgin mary, and the critical study of whiteness --
3. White looks and Limbaugh's laugh --
4. White workers, new Democrats, and affirmative action --
5. "Hertz, don't it?" white "colorblindness" and the mark(et)ings of O.J. Simpson / (with Leola Johnson --
6. Nonwhite radicalism : Du Bois, John Brown, and Black resistance --
7. White slavery, abolition, and coalition : languages of race, class, and gender --
The pursuit of whiteness : property, terror, and national expansion, 1790-1860 --
9. Inbetween peoples : race, nationality, and the "New-immigrant" working class / (with James Barrett) --
10. Plotting against Eurocentrism : the 1929 surrealist map of the world --
11. What if labor were not white and male? --
12. Mumia time or Sweeney time? --
13. In conclusion : Elvis, Wiggers, and crossing over to nonwhiteness.
Series Title: American crossroads, 10.
Responsibility: David R. Roediger.
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Argues that in its political workings, its distribution of advantages, and its unspoken assumptions, the United States is a 'still white' nation. This book presents an account of race-transcending  Read more...


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