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The Resource Black rednecks and white liberals : and other cultural and ethnic issues, Thomas Sowell

Black rednecks and white liberals : and other cultural and ethnic issues, Thomas Sowell

Label
Black rednecks and white liberals : and other cultural and ethnic issues
Title
Black rednecks and white liberals
Title remainder
and other cultural and ethnic issues
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Sowell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book challenges many assumptions about blacks, Jews, Germans, slavery, and education. Plainly written and backed with documented facts, it takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic interpreters of American life as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick Law Olmsted. In a series of long essays, Sowell presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many mistaken and dangerous actions, policies, and trends, and presents insights into the historical development of the ghetto culture that is today wrongly seen as a unique black identity--a culture cheered on toward self-destruction by white liberals who consider themselves "friends" of blacks. One essay presents a jolting re-examination of the tragic institution of slavery and the narrow and distorted way it is too often seen today. Another explores the reasons for the venomous hatred of Jews, and of other groups like them in countries around the world. --From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
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1930-
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Sowell, Thomas
Dewey number
305.8/00973
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1096
LC item number
.S683 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Ethnic relations
  • Race relations
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Black rednecks and white liberals : and other cultural and ethnic issues, Thomas Sowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-355) and index
Contents
Black rednecks and white liberals -- Are Jews generic? -- The real history of slavery -- Germans and history -- Black education : achievements, myths and tragedies -- History versus visions
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 372 p.
Isbn
9781594030864
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005041506
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm57579375
Label
Black rednecks and white liberals : and other cultural and ethnic issues, Thomas Sowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-355) and index
Contents
Black rednecks and white liberals -- Are Jews generic? -- The real history of slavery -- Germans and history -- Black education : achievements, myths and tragedies -- History versus visions
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 372 p.
Isbn
9781594030864
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005041506
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm57579375

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