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Who is Black? : One Nation's Definition - 91 edition

Who is Black? : One Nation`s Definition (ISBN10: 0271021721; ISBN13: 9780271021720)
ISBN13: 978-0271021720
ISBN10: 0271021721

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0271007397, 978-0271007496
ISBN10: 0271007397, 0271007494

Summary: This is a study of how the term "'black' has been defined in US race relations.The US has a distinctive one-drop-of-blood definition: one is socially and categorically 'black' if any known ancestor had African ancestry.This contrasts . . . with other definitions of race, especially those in countries like South Africa and Brazil where mixed-race persons (for example, black/white mulattoes) are categorized as a separate group.Davis tracks the development of defin
ition of race in US history, law, and practice, from its origins in slavery to the present."(Choice)Bibliography.Index.
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Summary: This is a study of how the term "'black' has been defined in US race relations.The US has a distinctive one-drop-of-blood definition: one is socially and categorically 'black' if any known ancestor had African ancestry.This contrasts . . . with other definitions of race, especially those in countries like South Africa and Brazil where mixed-race persons (for example, black/white mulattoes) are categorized as a separate group.Davis tracks the development of definition of race in US history, law, and practice, from its origins in slavery to the present."(Choice)Bibliography.Index. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 91
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penn State U. Press
Published: 11/01/2001
International: No



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