Whiteness of a Different Color European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race

ISBN-10: 0674951913

ISBN-13: 9780674951914

Edition: 1998

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America's racial odyssey is the subject of this work of historical imagination. Matthew Frye Jacobson argues that race resides not in nature, but in the contingencies of politics and culture.
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List price: $31.50
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 9/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

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Introduction: The Fabrication of Race
The Political History of Whiteness
"Free White Persons" in the Republic, 1790-1840
Anglo-Saxons and Others, 1840-1924
Becoming Caucasian, 1924-1965
History, Race, and Perception
1877: The Instability of Race
Looking Jewish, Seeing Jews
The Manufacture of Caucasians
The Crucible of Empire
Naturalization and the Courts
The Dawning Civil Rights Era
Epilogue: Ethnic Revival and the Denial of White Privilege
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