Making Race and Nation: A Comparison of South Africa, the United States, and Brazilby Anthony W. Marx
This book uses comparisons of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil to reveal patterns about race, nation, state and class dynamics.See more details below
This book uses comparisons of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil to reveal patterns about race, nation, state and class dynamics.
Table of Contents
Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; Part I. Historical and Cultural Legacies: 2. Trajectories from colonialism; 3. Lessons from slavery; 4. The uncertain legacy of miscegenation; Implications; Part II. Racial Domination and the Nation-State: 5. 'Wee for thee, South Africa': the racial state; 6. 'To bind up the nation's wounds': the United States after the Civil War; 7. 'Order and progress': inclusive nation-state building in Brazil; Comparative racial domination: an overview; Part III. Race Making from Below: 8. 'We are a rock': Black racial identity, mobilization and the new South Africa; 9. Burying Jim Crow: Black racial identity, mobilization and reform in the United States; 10. Breaching Brazil's pact of silence; 11. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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