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Product Description: A New York Times bestseller: “This terrific new book . . . [explores] the ‘notion of whiteness,’ an idea as dangerous as it is seductive.”―Boston Globe Telling perhaps the most important forgotten story in American history, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter guides us through more than two thousand years of Western civilization, illuminating not only the invention of race but also the frequent praise of “whiteness” for economic, scientific, and political ends...read more

Hardcover:

9780393049343 | W W Norton & Co Inc, March 15, 2010, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A mind-expanding and myth-destroying exploration of notions of white race―not merely a skin color but also a signal of power, prestige, and beauty to be withheld and granted selectively Ever since the Enlightenment, race theory and its inevitable partner, racism, have followed a crooked road, constructed by dominant peoples to justify their domination of others.

Paperback:

9780393339741 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 18, 2011), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A New York Times bestseller: “This terrific new book .

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Looks at African American migration from the South after the Civil War.

Prebinding:

9780785772743 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $26.90 | About this edition: Looks at African American migration from the South after the Civil War.

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