The Ethnic Phenomenon
A gem of a book for scholars in race and ethnic relations and sociobiology. . . . Van den Berghe analyzes various forms that race and ethnic relations have displayed including colonial empires, slavery, middleman minorities, caste systems, and assimilation. The causes and consequences of these systems are brilliantly teased out employing historical and crosscultural examples. Libraries with any work at all on race and ethnic relations or sociobiology should acquire this book. Choice
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Racism is not a Western , much less a capitalist , monopoly . For example , when
the tall Hamitic Tuzi conquered shorter Bantu speakers to the South , they
invented their own brand of racism ( more specifically , “ heightism " ) to buttress
In Western societies , “ slavery ” calls to mind gangs of blacks picking cotton or
cutting sugar cane under a white overseer on horseback . Depending on one ' s
politics , that vision comes either in a liberal Roots version of cruel master and ...
Slavery and the Holocaust are probably the two monumental events of modern
Western history that the conscience of the Western world cannot live down .
Unfortunately , moralism often interferes with scholarship , so that today when ...
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