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Race and Class in the Colonial Bahamas, 1880-1960

In this one-of-a-kind study of race and class in the Bahamas, Gail Saunders shows how racial tensions were not necessarily parallel to those across other British West Indian colonies but instead mirrored the inflexible color line of the United States. Proximity to the U.S. and geographic isolation from other British colonies created a uniquely Bahamian interaction among racial groups. Focusing on the post-emancipation period from the 1880s to the 1960s, Saunders considers the entrenched, though extra-legal, segregation prevalent in most spheres of life that lasted well into the 1950s.

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Race and Politics in the Dominican Republic

The first book-length treatment of antihaitianismo (anti-Haitian prejudice), a set of racist and xenophobic attitudes prevalent today in the Dominican Republic that broadly portray Dominican people as white Catholics, while Haitians are viewed as spirit-

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Race, Colonialism, and Social Transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Most studies view the Caribbean as disparate countries prone to revolution and ripe for rebellion. In a refreshing departure from the norm, Anthony Maingot, using historical and contemporary examples, explains that the region is actually populated by resilient, adaptable societies with a political culture comprising both modern and conservative elements.

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Race in the American South: From Slavery to Civil Rights

This is the first book to offer an overarching view of the ways race has indelibly shaped the history of the United States.

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Race Mixing: Black-White Marriage in Postwar America

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Race, Place, and Memory: Deep Currents in Wilmington, North Carolina

A revealing work of public history that shows how communities remember their pasts in different ways to fit specific narratives, Race, Place, and Memory charts the ebb and flow of racial tension in Wilmington, North Carolina, from the 1730s to the present day.

 

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Race, Politics, and Governance in the United States

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Race, Religion, and Economic Change in the Republican South: A Study of a Southern City

Drawing on research that includes over 2,000 surveys and interviews, Corrigan considers whether or not Republicans, who now hold a majority of federal offices in the South, can provide a political system to meet the region's problems.