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The comparative imagination : on the history of racism, nationalism, and social movements

Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008

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  • Creator George M. Fredrickson
  • Format Books
  • Publication Berkeley : University of California Press, [1997] ©1997
  • Physical Details
    • 241 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780520209961, 0520209966
  • OCLC ocm36817226

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-236) and index.
  • Also available on the Internet.

Contents

  • 1. The Status of Comparative History (1980) -- 2. The Frontier of South African and American History -- 3. From Exceptionalism of Variability: Recent Developments in Cross-National Comparative History -- 4. Planters, Junkers, and Pomeschiki -- 5. Understanding Racism: Reflections of a Comparative Historian -- 6. Race and Empire in Liberal Thought: The Legacy of Tocqueville -- 7. Black-White Relations since Emancipation: The Search for a Comparative Perspective -- 8. Reform and Revolution in American and South African Freedom Struggles -- 9. Prophets of Black Liberation -- 10. Nonviolent Resistance to White Supremacy: The American Civil Rights Movement and the South African Defiance Campaigns -- 11. From Black Power to Black Consciousness
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