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Colored White: Transcending the Racial Past

David R. Roediger - History - 2002 - 332 pages
David R. Roediger's powerful book argues that in its political workings, its distribution of advantages, and its unspoken assumptions, the United States is a "still white ...
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How Race Survived US History: From Settlement and Slavery to the Obama ...

David R. Roediger - History - 2008 - 240 pages
A chronicle of the role of race in U.S. history traces the period between the late-seventeenth century to the post-civil rights decades, examining how race was a progressive ...
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Meaning of Slavery in the North

Martin H. Blatt, David R. Roediger - History - 1999 - 192 pages
Southern cotton planters and Northern textile mill owners maintained what has been called "an unholy alliance between the lords of the lash and the lords of the loom." This ...
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Towards the Abolition of Whiteness: Essays on Race, Politics, and Working ...

David R. Roediger - Political Science - 1994 - 201 pages
Towards the Abolition of Whiteness collects David Roediger's recent essays, many published here for the first time, and counts the costs of whiteness in the past and present of ...
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Our Own Time: A History of American Labor and the Working Day

David R. Roediger, Philip Sheldon Foner - Political Science - 1989 - 380 pages
Our Own Time retells the story of American labor by focusing on the politics of time and the movements for a shorter working day. It argues that the length of the working day ...
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The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class

David R. Roediger - History - 1999 - 200 pages
THE WAGES OF WHITENESS provides an original study of the formative years of working-class racism in the United States. In an Afterword to this second edition, Roediger ...
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Black on White: Black Writers on What It Means to Be White

David R. Roediger - Social Science - 2010 - 368 pages
In this thought-provoking volume, David R. Roediger has brought together some of the most important black writers throughout history to explore the question: What does it ...
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The Production of Difference: Race and the Management of Labor in U.S. History

David R. Roediger, Elizabeth D. Esch - Business & Economics - 2012 - 296 pages
In 1907, pioneering labor historian and economist John Commons argued that U.S. management had shown just one "symptom of originality," namely "playing one race against the ...
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Whiteness, a wayward construction

Tyler Stallings, Ken Gonzales-Day, Amelia Jones, David R. Roediger, Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach, Calif.), Fellows of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Art - 2003 - 151 pages
"What does it mean to be ""white"" in America and how have artists over the past decade explored and addressed this issue in their art? Whiteness, A Wayward Construction, is a ...
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Haymarket scrapbook

David R. Roediger, Franklin Rosemont - History - 1986 - 255 pages
A compendium of primary and secondary souces revisits the Haymarket Square Riot in its centennial year.
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