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White over black : American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812

Author: Winthrop D Jordan; Christopher Leslie Brown; Peter H Wood; Omohundro institute of early American history and culture (Williamsburg, Va.).
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press. C 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : State or province government publication : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
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In 1968, Winthrop D. Jordan set out in encyclopedic detail the evolution of white Englishmen's and Anglo-Americans' perceptions of blacks, perceptions of difference used to justify race-based slavery, and liberty and justice for whites only. This second edition, with new forewords by historians Christopher Leslie Brown and Peter H. Wood, reminds us that Jordan's text is still the definitive work on the history of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winthrop D Jordan; Christopher Leslie Brown; Peter H Wood; Omohundro institute of early American history and culture (Williamsburg, Va.).
ISBN: 9780807834022 0807834025 9780807871416 0807871419
OCLC Number: 1126222821
Notes: Publiée par l'Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill."
Description: 1 vol. (XL-651 p.) : carte. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Winthrop D. Jordan.

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The author has put simple solutions and flashy theories aside and brought to his task a patience, skepticism, thoroughness, and humility commensurate with the vast undertaking. He combines these  Read more...

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