Race and racism in theory and practice

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000 - Social Science - 266 pages
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This collection of original essays by scholars from a diverse range of fields, examines issues of race in a variety of historical and geographical settings, ranging from classical Greece to the contemporary Americas, Europe and Asia. The authors provide an important perspective on race both in its theoretical origins and in its actual appearances while paying close attention to the ways in which the study of race itself has been carried on or ignored by various disciplines.

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Simone Gigliotti is a lecturer in the History Program at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and a Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Previously, she taught at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica, and was a visiting scholar at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC.

Berel Lang is Professor of Humanities at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. His many books include "The Future of the Holocaust: Between History and Memory "(1999) and "Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide "(1990). His forthcoming book is Post-Holocaust: Interpretation, Misinterpretation, and the Claims of History.

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