The Resource Race : how Blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession, Studs Terkel

Race : how Blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession, Studs Terkel

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Race : how Blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession
Title
Race
Title remainder
how Blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession
Statement of responsibility
Studs Terkel
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A provocative look at contemporary race relations. First published in 1992 at the height of the furor over the Rodney King incident, Studs Terkel's Race was an immediate bestseller. In a rare and revealing look how at how people in America truly feel about race, Terkel brings out the full complexity of the thoughts and emotions of both blacks and whites, uncovering a fascinating narrative of changing opinions. Preachers and street punks, college students and Klansmen, interracial couples, the nephew of the founder of apartheid, and Emmett Till's mother are among those whose voices appear in Race. In all, nearly one hundred Americans talk openly about attitudes that few are willing to admit in public: feelings about affirmative action, gentrification, secret prejudices, and dashed hopes
Cataloging source
PLF
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1912-2008
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Terkel, Studs
Dewey number
305.8/00973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Oral history
  • United States
Label
Race : how Blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession, Studs Terkel
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Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 335 p.
Isbn
9781595588104
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn780059012
  • (OCoLC)780059012
Label
Race : how Blacks and whites think and feel about the American obsession, Studs Terkel
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Extent
xvi, 335 p.
Isbn
9781595588104
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn780059012
  • (OCoLC)780059012

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