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Racism : a global reader

Author: Kevin Reilly; Stephen Kaufman; Angela Bodino
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2003.
Series: Sources and studies in world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Racism has existed throughout the world for centuries and has been at the root of innumerable conflicts and human tragedies, including war, genocide, slavery, bigotry, and discrimination. Defined broadly, racism has had many forms and effects, from caste prejudice in India and mass extermination in Tasmania to slavery in the Americas and the Holocaust in Europe. Put simply, racism has been one of the overriding  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2003
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Reilly; Stephen Kaufman; Angela Bodino
ISBN: 0765610590 9780765610591 0765610604 9780765610607
OCLC Number: 49565182
Description: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Race: definitions and problems. You're smart if you know what race you are / Steven A. Holmes --
Color's only skin deep: more scientists rejecting race concept, saying it's a social idea with no biological reality / Robert S. Boyd --
Toward a definition of racism : some test cases. From Caste and race in India / G.S. Ghurye --
Caste may be India' s moral Achilles' heel / Barbara Crossette --
In Black and White / Jared Diamond --
The social perception of skin color in Japan / Hiroshi Wagatsuma --
A history of the outcaste: untouchability in Japan / John Price --
Japan's forgotten people try to make voices heard / Nicholas D. Kristof --
A model of racism: settler expansion and the "internal other." From Race and slavery in the Middle East: an historical review / Bernard Lewis --
From The vermilion bird: T'ang images of the South / Edward H. Schafer --
The origins of racism in England and Spain / Audrey Smedley --
European settler society: the Iberian conquest of the new world. Hispaniola / Bartolomeo de Las Casas --
From Red gold: the conquest of the Brazilian Indians, 1500-1760 / John Hemming --
European settler colonialism North America. From Of Plymouth Plantation / William Bradford --
Narrative of the captivity and restoration / Mary Rowlandson --
Remarks concerning the savages of North America / Benjamin Franklin --
National expansion from the Indian perspective / R. David Edmunds --
Settler racism and slavery. Race and racism / Kevin Reilly --
Life of an American slave / Frederick Douglass --
From Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Harriet Jacobs --
European settlers in Asia and ideologies of racism. From Machines as the measure of men: science, technology, and ideologies of Western dominance / Michael Adas --
From The mismeasure of man ; The internal brand of the scarlet "W"/ Stephen Jay Gould --
From Essay on the inequality of human races / Arthur de Gobineau --
Group definition and the idea of "race" in modern China (1793-1949) / Frank Dikotter --
Imperialism and settler racism. Racism in the United States and South Africa / Kevin Reilly --
From Max Havelaar / Multatuli --
From Burmese days / George Orwell --
On the exclusion of Chinese workers / Senator John F. Miller --
Racism against the " internal other": Anti-Semitism. Chronicle / Solomon bar Simson --
Regulation of the Jewish community, Florence, 1463 --
On the Jews, 1543 / Martin Luther --
The discovery of anti-semitism in Vienna / Adolf Hitler --
Blacks in Germanty during the Third Reich: Star of David not required / Stephen Kaufman --
The Holocaust and Twentieth- Century Genocide. The Armenian genocide / Robert F. Melson --
The Nanking holocaust: tragedy, trauma and reconciliation / Peter Li --
The Nuremberg laws, 1935 --
Kristallnacht / Stephen Kaufman --
Testimony at Nuremberg / Rudolf Hoess --
Once chosen, tribal elites now suffer consequences / William E. Schmidt --
Overcoming racism in twentieth-century settler societies. I have a dream / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
For many immigrants, Canada's racial "mosaic" pales at top / Howard Schneider --
Black power! / Russell Watson with Joseph Contreras and Joshua Hammer --
From No future without forgiveness / Desmond Mpilo Tutu --
Israeli in disguise learns the anguish of an Arab / Thomas L. Friedman --
Hong Kong crusaders against racism gain little support, even from victims / Keith B. Richburg --
Protecting all others. From The Holocaust, the French, and the Jews /Susan Zuccotti --
On the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide / United Nations --
Statement on race and racial prejudice / UNESCO --
Toward an end of Blackness: an argument for the surrender of race consciousness / Jim Sleeper --
Aversive racism and the need for affirmative action / John Dovidio.
Series Title: Sources and studies in world history.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Reilly, Stephen Kaufman, and Angela Bodino.


This title provides a global perspective of racism in its myriad forms. Consisting of 12 parts and 51 articles, it focuses on racism worldwide over the past 1000 years. It includes three types of  Read more...


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