White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History

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Oxford University Press, Feb 4, 1982 - History - 384 pages
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A comparative history of race relations in the U.S. and South Africa seeks to explain the different paths each nation followed
  

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Review: White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History: A Comparative Study in American and South African History

User Review  - Erica Strauss - Goodreads

A fascinating read, particularly after reading Leonard Thompson's comprehensive book, A History of South Africa. This book goes back to trace the ways in which different kinds of discrimination and ... Read full review

Review: White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History: A Comparative Study in American and South African History

User Review  - David Nichols - Goodreads

Comparative history has fallen out of fashion in the last quarter-century, which is a shame because when it is done well it can generate powerful analytical insights. George Fredrickson's WHITE ... Read full review

Contents

SETTLEMENT AND SUBJUGATION 16001840
3
THE RISE OF RACIAL SLAVERY IN THE SOUTH
54
HI RACE MIXTURE AND THE COLOR LINE
94
LIBERTY UNION AND WHITE SUPREMACY
136
INDUSTRIALISM WHITE LABOR
199
SEGREGATION
239
CHRONOLOGY OF MAJOR EVENTS
283
NOTES
289
The American Colonies on the Eve of the Revolution 26
313
South Africa in the Nineteenth Century 174
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George M. Fredrickson is at Edgar A. Robinson Professor of United States History.

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