The rise and fall of the Caucasian race a political history of racial identity / Bruce Baum.

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Main Author: Baum, Bruce David, 1960-
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New York : New York University Press, c2006.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : "Caucasians" and the political history of racial identities
  • Before the "Caucasian race" : antecedents of European racialism, ca. 1000-1684
  • Enlightenment science and the invention of the "Caucasian race," 1684-1795
  • Passage into "our ordinary forms of expression" : the "Caucasian race," ca. 1795-1850
  • Racialized nationalism and the partial eclipse of the "Caucasian race," ca. 1840-1935
  • The color line and the "Caucasian race" revival, 1935-51
  • Not-so-benign racialism : the "Caucasian race" after decolonization, 1952-2005
  • "Where Caucasian means black" : "race," nation, and the Chechen wars
  • Conclusion : deconstructing "Caucasia," dismantling racism.