The Resource Black rednecks and white liberals, Thomas Sowell

Black rednecks and white liberals, Thomas Sowell

Label
Black rednecks and white liberals
Title
Black rednecks and white liberals
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Sowell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book challenges many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals 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, this book presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many mistaken and dangerous actions, policies, and trends. It presents eye-opening 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. An essay titled "The Real History of Slavery" presents a jolting re-examination of that tragic institution and the narrow and distorted way it is too often seen today. The reasons for the venomous hatred of Jews, and of other groups like them in countries around the world, are explored in an essay that asks, "Are Jews Generic?" Misconceptions of German history in general, and of the Nazi era in particular, are also re-examined. So too are the inspiring achievements and painful tragedies of black education in the United States
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sowell, Thomas
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1096
LC item number
.S683 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Ethnic relations
  • Race relations
  • Ethnic relations
  • Race relations
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Black rednecks and white liberals, Thomas Sowell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st paperback edition.
Extent
xi, 372 pages
Isbn
9781594031434
Lccn
2006009216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781594031434
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65201253
  • 921439
  • (OCoLC)ocm65201253
  • 921439
Label
Black rednecks and white liberals, Thomas Sowell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st paperback edition.
Extent
xi, 372 pages
Isbn
9781594031434
Lccn
2006009216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781594031434
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65201253
  • 921439
  • (OCoLC)ocm65201253
  • 921439

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