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The Rise and Fall of the Caucasian Race: A Political History of Racial Identity

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The Rise and Fall of the Caucasian Race: A Political History of Racial Identity - Baum, Bruce
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The term "Caucasian" is a curious invention of the modern age. Originating in 1795, the word identifies both the peoples of the Caucasus Mountains region as well as those thought to be "Caucasian". Bruce Baum explores the history of the term and the category of the "Caucasian race" more broadly in the light of the changing politics of racial theory and notions of racial identity. With a comprehensive sweep that encompasses the understanding of race even before the use of the term "Caucasian," Baum traces the major trends in ...

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The Rise and Fall of the Caucasian Race: A Political History of Racial Identity 2008, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814798935

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The Rise and Fall of the Caucasian Race: A Political History of Racial Identity 2006, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814798928

Hardcover