Racism: A Short History

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Scribe Publications, 2002 - 207 pages
Surveys the history of Western racism from its emergence in the late Middle Ages to the present. Beginning with medieval anti-Semitism, the author traces the spread of racist thinking in the wake of European expansion and the beginning of the African slave trade.

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Amid the many books on the why's of racism comes a new analysis from Fredrickson (history, Stanford Univ.), author of several books on the history of racial ideologies, including The Arrogance of Race ... Read full review

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