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VOYAThis set chronicles and categorizes the history of racial prejudice in the United States. More than 450 entries detail people, legislation, and movements. Lines of ethnicity blur as entries about anti-Irish and anti-Italian sentiments are included. The extensive appendix includes many primary documents and original writings. The bibliography aids research by having a general section as well as sections for African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, and Caucasian ethnic groups. For the most part, it is a good resource, but one senses agendas behind some entries. Entries are informative, but some may leave the researcher wanting more. Others seem to dance around the issue at hand. The entry on Irish immigrants says that they were called "Black Caucasians" (a term not found by an Internet search) whereas the term is "white nigger" and familiar to many sons of Erin. "Derogatory Terms" details few terms from the plethora of epithets available. The article about Louis Farrakhan merely mentions that he "has his detractors"; however, "Black anti-Semitism" details his anti-Semitic viewpoints. One entry describes the perceptions of some evangelical Christians that Jews are "straight on the road to hell," which struck this reviewer as a less than scholarly phrasing. "Driving while Black, Stopping People for" strikes one as a bit flippant when "Racial Profiling" was an option. This set can be an asset to a reference collection; however, it does not appear to be the definitive, "must-have" work on the subject. 2005, Greenwood, 795p. in 3 vols.; Index. Illus. Photos. Biblio. Chronology. Appendix., PLB $249.95/set.. Ages 11 to Adult.