The highest stage of white supremacy : the origins of segregation in South Africa and the American South (Book, 1982) [WorldCat.org]
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The highest stage of white supremacy : the origins of segregation in South Africa and the American South

Author: John Whitson Cell
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An original and exciting work of comparative history, this book analyzes the origins of segregation as a specific stage in the evolution of white supremacy in South Africa and the American South. Unlike scholars who have attributed twentieth-century patterns of race relations to the continuation of earlier social norms and attitudes, Cell understands segregation as a distinct system and ideology of race and class  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Whitson Cell
ISBN: 0521240964 9780521240963 0521270618 9780521270618
OCLC Number: 8387870
Description: xiv, 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The problem of segregation --
Contemporary perspectives --
Recent interpretations of the origins of segregation in South Africa --
The origins of segregation in the American South : The Woodward thesis and its critics --
The South makes segregation : the economic interpretation --
The South makes segregation : the social interpretation --
A note on Southern moderates and segregation --
South Africa makes segregation --
Conclusion : reactions to segregation.
Responsibility: John W. Cell.
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This book analyses the origins of segregation as a specific stage in the evolution of white supremacy in South Africa and the American South. Cell considers segregation as a distinct system that is  Read more...

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