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The ethnic myth race, ethnicity, and class in America by Stephen Steinberg

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Minorities

Subjects:

  • United States -- Ethnic relations -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Minorities -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStephen Steinberg.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.A1 S794 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 277 p. :
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4122482M
ISBN 100689111517
LC Control Number80069377

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The Ethnic Myth: Race, Ethnicity, and Class in America by Stephen Steinberg and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The ethnic myth: race, ethnicity, and class in America by Steinberg, Stephen. Publication date Topics Minorities, African Americans, Social classes Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by booksale-cataloger3 on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Myth of Race traces the origins of modern racist ideology to the Spanish Inquisition, revealing how sixteenth-century theories of racial degeneration became a crucial justification for Western imperialism and slavery. In the nineteenth century, these theories fused with Darwinism to produce the highly influential and pernicious eugenics. Because it rejects as it clarifies most of the current wisdom on race, ethnicity, and immigration in the United States, The Ethnic Myth has the force of a scholarly bomb. --from the Introduction by Eric William Lott In this classic work, sociologist Stephen Steinberg rejects the prevailing view that cultural values and ethnic traits are the primary determinants of the economic destiny of racial and ethnic groups in America.