The white man's burden : historical origins of racism in the United States / Winthrop D. Jordan.

By: Jordan, Winthrop DContributor(s): Jordan, Winthrop D. White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1974Description: xvi, 229 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 0195017420; 9780195017427; 0195017439 (pbk.); 9780195017434 (pbk.)Subject(s): Slavery -- United States -- History | African Americans -- History -- To 1863 | United States -- Race relationsDDC classification: 301.45/19/6073 LOC classification: E446 | .J67 1974Other classification: 15.00 | 89.42
Contents:
1. Genesis: First impressions : initial English confrontation with Africans ; Unthinking decision : enslavement of Africans in America to 1700 -- 2. Provincial decades, 1700-1755: Anxious oppressors : freedom and control in a slave society ; Fruits of passion : the dynamics of interracial sex ; The souls of men : the Negro's spriritual nature ; The bodies of men : the Negro's physical nature -- 3. The Revolutionary era, 1755-1783: Self-scrutiny in the Revolutionary era -- 4. Society and thought, 1783-1812: The imperatives of economic interest and national identity ; The limitations of antislavery ; The cancer of revolution ; The resulting pattern of separation -- 5. Thought and society, 1783-1812: Thomas Jefferson : self and society ; The chain of being and the stamp of color ; Toward a white man's country -- Epilogue: Exodus.
Summary: Examines the development of racist practices, policies, and attitudes during the years of colonization and revolution.
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"Much of the material in this book has been derived from White over black: American attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812."

Bibliography: p. 227-229.

1. Genesis: First impressions : initial English confrontation with Africans ; Unthinking decision : enslavement of Africans in America to 1700 -- 2. Provincial decades, 1700-1755: Anxious oppressors : freedom and control in a slave society ; Fruits of passion : the dynamics of interracial sex ; The souls of men : the Negro's spriritual nature ; The bodies of men : the Negro's physical nature -- 3. The Revolutionary era, 1755-1783: Self-scrutiny in the Revolutionary era -- 4. Society and thought, 1783-1812: The imperatives of economic interest and national identity ; The limitations of antislavery ; The cancer of revolution ; The resulting pattern of separation -- 5. Thought and society, 1783-1812: Thomas Jefferson : self and society ; The chain of being and the stamp of color ; Toward a white man's country -- Epilogue: Exodus.

Examines the development of racist practices, policies, and attitudes during the years of colonization and revolution.

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