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Paint the White House Black Barack Obama and the Meaning of Race in America

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ISBN-10: 080478096X

ISBN-13: 9780804780964

Edition: 2013

Authors: Michael P. Jeffries

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Barack Obama's election as the first black president in American history forced a reconsideration of racial reality and possibility. It also incited an outpouring of discussion and analysis of Obama's personal and political exploits.Paint the White House Blackfills a significant void in Obama-themed debate, shifting the emphasis from the details of Obama's political career to an understanding of how race works in America. In this groundbreaking book, race, rather than Obama, is the central focus.Michael P. Jeffries approaches Obama's election and administration as common cultural ground for thinking about race. He uncovers contemporary stereotypes and anxieties by examining historically…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 2/13/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

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