The Threat of Race

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The Threat of Race by David Theo Goldberg Now available from Blackwell Publishing and Amazon.com

Tuesday October 14, 2008

United States

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By the latter half of the nineteenth century, the United States of America emerged as the beacon of modernity, the model of what a nation-state might aspire to in seeking its modernity. Its postabolition ethnoracial republicanism, civic religion and religious secularism, social segregation and aspirational colorblindness suggested the contours of modern state-making.



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