The history of White people / Nell Irvin Painter.

Author
Painter, Nell Irvin [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : W.W. Norton, c2010.
Description
xii, 496 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Greeks and scythians
  • Romans, Celts, Gauls, and Germani
  • White slavery
  • White slavery as beauty ideal
  • The White beauty ideal as science
  • Johann Friedrich Blumenbach names White people "caucasian"
  • Germaine de staèl's German lessons
  • Early American White people observed
  • The first alien wave
  • The education of Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • English traits
  • Emerson in the history of American White people
  • The American school of anthropology
  • The second enlargement of American whiteness
  • William Z. Ripley and the races of Europe
  • Franz Boas, dissenter
  • Roosevelt, Ross, and race suicide
  • The discovery of degenerate families
  • From degenerate families to sterilization
  • Intelligence testing of new immigrants
  • The great unrest
  • The melting pot a failure?
  • Anthroposociology : the science of alien races
  • Refuting racial science
  • A new White race politics
  • The third enlargement of American whiteness
  • Black nationalism and White ethnics
  • The fourth great enlargement of American whiteness.
ISBN
  • 9780393049343 (hardcover)
  • 0393049345 (hardcover)
LCCN
2009034515
OCLC
317919383
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