David Roediger's widely acclaimed book provides an original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the United States. In a lengthy new introduction, Roediger surveys recent scholarship on whiteness, and discusses the changing face of labor in the twenty-first century.
An original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the United States.
The Celestine Prophecyof whiteness studies.An extremely important and insightful book.
David R. Roedigeris Kendrick C. Babcock Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of, among other books, The Wages of Whiteness, Working Towards Whiteness, and How Race Survived US History. Mike Davisis the author of several books including City of Quartz, Ecology of Fearand Magical Urbanism. He was recently awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. He lives in Papa'aloa, Hawaii.
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