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What Blood Won't Tell

A History of Race on Trial in America

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674047983

Publication Date: 05/01/2010

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384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World

  • A Note on Terminology
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Common Sense of Race
  • 2. Performing Whiteness
  • 3. Race as Association
  • 4. Citizenship of the “Little Races”
  • 5. Black Indian Identity in the Allotment Era
  • 6. From Nation to Race in Hawai’i
  • 7. Racial Science, Immigration, and the “White Races”
  • 8. Mexican Americans and the “Caucasian Cloak”
  • Conclusion: The Common Sense of Race Today
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 Best Book Award, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association Award
  • Co-Winner, 2009 James Willard Hurst Prize, Law and Society Association
  • Co-Winner, 2009 Lillian Smith Book Awards, Southern Regional Council, University of Georgia Libraries and DeKalb County Public Library/Georgia Center for the Book
  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2009
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