White By Definition: Social Classification in Creole Louisiana / Edition 1

White By Definition: Social Classification in Creole Louisiana / Edition 1

by Virginia Dominguez
     
 


"A profound study of the nebulous Creoles. . . . Domínguez's use of original sources . . . is scholarship at its best. . . . Her study is fascinating, thought-provoking, controversial, and without a doubt, one of the most objective analyses of Creole Louisiana. Her emphasis on social stratification and her excellent integration of ethnic and racial… See more details below

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"A profound study of the nebulous Creoles. . . . Domínguez's use of original sources . . . is scholarship at its best. . . . Her study is fascinating, thought-provoking, controversial, and without a doubt, one of the most objective analyses of Creole Louisiana. Her emphasis on social stratification and her excellent integration of ethnic and racial classification of Creoles with legal and social dynamics and individual choice of ethnic identity elucidates strikingly the continuing controversy of who and what is a Louisiana Creole."--Journal of American Ethnic History

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ISBN-13:
9780813520889
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
1,129,144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.77(d)

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