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The invention of the white race

The invention of the white race

Author: Theodore Allen
Publisher: London : Verso, 1997.
Series: Haymarket series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This second of two volumes explores how the degradation of African bond-labourers into slaves produced, for the first time in Anglo-America, racism based on colour differences. It traces the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Comparative studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Allen
ISBN: 1859849814 9781859849811 1859840760 9781859840764
OCLC Number: 62223499
Description: ix, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Haymarket series.
Responsibility: Theodore W. Allen. Vol. 2, the origins of racial oppression in Anglo-America.


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A monumental study of the birth of racism in the American South ... a highly original and seminal work. -- David Roediger, University of Minnesota (in praise of Read more...

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