This sweeping work traces the idea of race for more than three centuries to show that race"e; is not a product of science but a cultural invention that has been used variously and opportunistically since the eighteenth century. Updated throughout, the fourth edition of this renowned text includes a compelling new chapter on the health impacts of the racial worldview, as well as a thoroughly rewritten chapter that explores the election of Barack Obama and its implications for the meaning of race in America and the future of our racial ideology.
Race in North America
Origin and Evolution of a Worldview
Non Fiction /