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The color of politics

race and the mainsprings of American politics

by Michael Goldfield

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Published by New Press, Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Race relations,
  • Politieke geschiedenis,
  • Racism,
  • Social classes,
  • Geschichte,
  • Politik,
  • History,
  • Rassenfrage,
  • Rassenverhoudingen

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-387) and index.

    StatementMichael Goldfield
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.615 .G62 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 p. ;
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24764017M
    ISBN 101565843258
    ISBN 109781565843257
    LC Control Number96029723
    OCLC/WorldCa36111978

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