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The Roots of American Racism By Alden T. Vaughan (Professor of History, Professor of History, Columbia University)

The Roots of American Racism by Alden T. Vaughan (Professor of History, Professor of History, Columbia University)

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This collection of essays focuses principally on ethnic relations in colonial America. While the principal concern of the book is the interaction of culture and races, its more specific focus is on the evolution of colonial policies that arose from European perceptions of native Americans.

The Roots of American Racism Summary

The Roots of American Racism: Essays on the Colonial Experience by Alden T. Vaughan (Professor of History, Professor of History, Columbia University)

This collection of essays focuses principally on Indian/White and Black/White relations in colonial America. While the princippal concern of the book is on the interaction of culture and races, its more specific focus is on perception and policies, based upon the mental impression whites fashioned to help understand Native American and African American and the colonial policies that evolved from these perceptions.

The Roots of American Racism Reviews

Vaughan's mastery of the primary and secondary sources and secondary literature is evident....Vaughan is clearly invigorated by the debate and open to new findings. His is an important voice in the dialogue on race in America. * The North Carolina Historical Review *

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GOR010825454
The Roots of American Racism: Essays on the Colonial Experience by Alden T. Vaughan (Professor of History, Professor of History, Columbia University)
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Paperback
Oxford University Press Inc
1995-05-11
368
0195086872
9780195086874
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