Racism : a short history / George M. Fredrickson ; with a foreword by Albert M. Camarillo.

Author
Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2015.
Description
1 online resource (228 pages)

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Are antisemitism and white supremacy manifestations of a general phenomenon? Why didn't racism appear in Europe before the fourteenth century, and why did it flourish as never before in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Why did the twentieth century see institutionalized racism in its most extreme forms? Why are egalitarian societies particularly susceptible to virulent racism? What do apartheid South Africa, Nazi Germany, and the American South under Jim Crow have in common? How did the Holocaust advance civil rights in the United States? With a rare blend of learning, econo.
Notes
Foreword to the Princeton Classics Edition Copyright © 2015 by Princeton University Press
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version record.
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; FOREWORD TO THE PRINCETON CLASSICS EDITION; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; ONE Religion and the Invention of Racism; TWO The Rise of Modern Racism(s): White Supremacy and Antisemitism in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries; THREE Climax and Retreat: Racism in the Twentieth Century; EPILOGUE Racism at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century; APPENDIX The Concept of Racism in Historical Discourse; NOTES; INDEX.
ISBN
  • 9781400873678 ((electronic bk.))
  • 1400873673 ((electronic bk.))
  • 9780691167053
  • 0691167052
OCLC
916920230
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