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The Price of Whiteness

Jews, Race, and American Identity

The Price of Whiteness( )
Author: Goldstein, Eric L.
ISBN:978-0-691-12105-5
Publication Date:Feb 2006
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $44.00
Book Description:

What has it meant to be Jewish in a nation preoccupied with the categories of black and white? The Price of Whiteness documents the uneasy place Jews have held in America's racial culture since the late nineteenth century. The book traces Jews' often tumultuous encounter with race from the 1870s through World War II, when they became vested as part of America's white mainstream and abandoned the practice of describing themselves in racial terms. American...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Jewish Studies
Religion / Judaism / General
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Social Science / Race & Ethnic Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.944 x 9.163 Inches
Book Weight:1.375 Pounds



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