Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

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Race first emerged as an important ingredient of New York City's melting pot when it was known as New Amsterdam and was a fledgling colonial outpost on the North American frontier. Thelma Wills Foote details the arrival of the first immigrants, including African slaves, and traces encounters between the town's inhabitants of African, European, and Native American descent, showing how racial domination became key to the building of the settler colony at the tip of Manhattan Island. During the colonial era, the art of ...

Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195165371

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Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City 2003, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195088090

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