Skip to content

Roots of American Racism Essays on the Colonial Experience

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0195086872

ISBN-13: 9780195086874

Edition: 1995

Authors: Alden T. Vaughan

Shipping box This item qualifies for FREE shipping.
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

This important new collection brings together ten of Alden Vaughan's essays about race relations in the British colonies. Focusing on the variable role of cultural and racial perceptions on colonial policies for Indians and African Americans, the essays include explorations of the origins of slavery and racism in Virginia, the causes of the Puritans' war against the Pequots, and the contest between natives and colonists to win the other's allegiance by persuasion or captivity. Less controversial but equally important to understanding the racial dynamics of early America are essays on early English paradigmatic views of Native Americans, the changing Anglo-American perceptions of Indian…    
Customers also bought

Book details

Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/11/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Alden T. Vaughan is an Affiliate Professor at Clark University, USA and a Professor Emeritus at Columbia University, USA. He is co-editor of the Arden Third Series edition of The Tempest.

Changing Perceptions
From White Man to Redskin: Changing Anglo-American Perceptions of the American Indian
Early English Paradigms for New World Natives
Slaveholders' "Hellish Principles": A Seventeenth-Century Critique
Frontier Banditti and the Indians: The Paxton Boys' Legacy, 1763-75
Culture and Race in Early Virginia
"Expulsion of the Salvages": English Policy and the Virginia Massacre of 1622
Blacks in Virginia: Evidence from the First Decade
The Origins Debate: Slavery and Racism in Seventeenth-Century Virginia
Puritans and Indians
Pequots and Puritans: The Causes of the War of 1637
Tests of Puritan Justice
Crossing the Cultural Divide: Indians and New Englanders, 1605-1763 (with Daniel K. Richter)