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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The notion of the “ melting pot ” and the experience of European immigrants
groups in the industrial cities of North America in the late 19th and early 20th
centuries had given rise to Park ' s " Chicago school . ” which saw assimilation as
Indeed , by then , Britain had become the first shipping nation in the world , the
leading industrial economy , the supreme naval power and the largest colonial
country . In effect , the advocacy of free trade by Britain was little more than a ...
The only thing that Belgium had going for itself in 1830 was a thriving economy at
the forefront of the industrial revolution . The coal mines of the Meuse valley led
to the early development of steel and other heavy industry in Wallonia , and ...
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