ISBN-10:
1594031436
ISBN-13:
9781594031434
Pub. Date:
04/24/2006
Publisher:
Encounter Books
Black Rednecks & White Liberals: Hope, Mercy, Justice and Autonomy in the American Health Care System

Black Rednecks & White Liberals: Hope, Mercy, Justice and Autonomy in the American Health Care System

by Thomas Sowell
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ISBN-13: 9781594031434
Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication date: 04/24/2006
Edition description: ANN
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 33,875
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.97(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Black Rednecks and White Liberals1
Are Jews Generic?65
The Real History of Slavery111
Germans and History171
Black Education: Achievements, Myths and Tragedies203
History versus Visions247
Notes293
Index357

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"Tom Sowell is a national treasure, America's most perceptive, productive, and thoughtful commentator on racial and ethnic issues. Black Rednecks and White Liberals is vintage Sowell­a neat package of six lucid and incisive essays that shed new light on the big questions that he has devoted his intellectual life to confronting and answering. "
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Black Rednecks & White Liberals: Hope, Mercy, Justice and Autonomy in the American Health Care System 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wide-scoped exploration of racism, culture, and well-meaning ignorance in America, as applicable today as it wss in 2005, with some oddly-relevant allusions toward some of the claims made today.
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JSMReferee More than 1 year ago
Buy the book and read it. If a white conservative writes this book we probably have a racist issue but "the professor" is the man and ably makes his case. This is at least the third of Thomas Sowell's books that I have read cover-to-cover. Sowell's writing style is an excellent complement to other, very fine books attempting to explain and enlighten regarding the liberal mentality. It is written in more the text book style than like our usual conservative writers. In spite of his more formal style, the read is excellent and keeps your attention. As I said, buy or borrow the book and read it, cover-to-cover. Thx.
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Daniel Kananen More than 1 year ago
Grey social issues are elegantly explained using real empirical methods. Thanks Mr. Sowell!
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