AuthorJordan, Winthrop D.
TitleThe white man's burden : historical origins of racism in the United States / [by] Winthrop D. Jordan.
PublishedNew York : Oxford University Press, 1974.
Descriptionxvi, 229 p. ; 21 cm.
ISBN0-19-501743-9 (pbk.)
ISBN978-0-19-501743-4 (pbk.)
General Note"Much of the material in this book has been derived from White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812."
Bib. NoteBibliography: p. 227-229.
Formatted NoteContents: 1. Genesis: First impressions : initial English confrontation with Africans ; Unthinking decision : enslavement of Africans in America to 1700 -- 2. Provincial decades, 1700-1755: Anxious oppressors : freedom and control in a slave society ; Fruits of passion : the dynamics of interracial sex ; The souls of men : the Negro's spriritual nature ; The bodies of men : the Negro's physical nature -- 3. The Revolutionary era, 1755-1783: Self-scrutiny in the Revolutionary era -- 4. Society and thought, 1783-1812: The imperatives of economic interest and national identity ; The limitations of antislavery ; The cancer of revolution ; The resulting pattern of separation -- 5. Thought and society, 1783-1812: Thomas Jefferson : self and society ; The chain of being and the stamp of color ; Toward a white man's country -- Epilogue: Exodus.
SubjectsAfrican Americans -- History -- To 1863.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
Other AuthorsJordan, Winthrop D. White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812.
LC Card Number73-86980
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 WRHS Research Library: E 446 J82
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