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"Race" and racism : the development of modern racism in America

Author: Richard John Perry
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; Basingstoke, England: Palgrave Macmillan, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines the origins and development of racism in North America through addressing the inception and persistence of the concept of 'race' and the biology of human variance.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard John Perry
ISBN: 9780230600775 0230600778
OCLC Number: 170035037
Description: xiii, 263 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: "Race" : fact or artifact? --
The biology of human variance --
Internal cohesion and social boundaries --
How did it start? --
Intellectual and political sources of racism --
From the Civil War to World War II --
From World War II to the present --
Will we ever be rid of it?.
Responsibility: Richard J. Perry.
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"Perry clearly understands that 'race' has no scientific basis, and his treatment of racism throughout is admirable. While this book is bound to ruffle some feathers, that is, in fact, a good thing. Read more...

 
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