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Neither Black nor white : slavery and race relations in Brazil and the United States / [by] Carl N. Degler.

By: Degler, Carl N.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Macmillan, [1971]Description: xvi, 302 p. ; 21 cm.Subject(s): Blacks -- Brazil -- History | African Americans -- Social conditions | Slavery -- Brazil -- History | Slavery -- United States -- History | Brazil -- Race relations | United States -- Race relations | African Americans Social conditions | Blacks History Brazil | Brazil Race relations | Slavery History Brazil | Slavery History United States | United States Race relationsAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Neither Black nor white.; Online version:: Neither Black nor white.DDC classification: 301.451/96 Other classification: 71.52
Contents:
I. The challenge of the contrast -- Contrast in history -- Contrast in culutral response -- Contrast acknowledged -- An explanation advanced -- II. Slavery compared -- Who protects the slave's humanity? -- Manumission: how easy, how common? -- Rebellions and runaways -- The international slave trade as cause -- Slave rearing as consequence -- A harsher slavery -- To arm a black slave -- Who identifies with negroes? -- The hidden difference -- III. The outer burdens of color -- The geography of color prejudice -- Who is a negro? -- Permutations of prejudice -- Measures of discrimination -- IV. The inner burdens of color -- Negroes alone feel the weight -- Eventually the veil falls -- The flight from blackness -- The black mother on two continents -- Black panthers not allowed -- Sex, but not marriage -- "A negro with a white soul" -- The heart of the matter -- V. The roots of difference -- Consciousness of color -- The historical dimension -- The mulatto is the key -- The beginnings of the mulatto escape hatch -- White wife against white man -- A path not taken -- Cultural and social values make a difference -- Democracy's contribution -- The differences as national ideologies -- VI. A contrast in the future? -- The gap narrows -- Negroes see a new contrast -- A Brazilian dilemma -- Always that indelible color.
Awards: American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 1971.
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Includes bibliographical references.

I. The challenge of the contrast -- Contrast in history -- Contrast in culutral response -- Contrast acknowledged -- An explanation advanced -- II. Slavery compared -- Who protects the slave's humanity? -- Manumission: how easy, how common? -- Rebellions and runaways -- The international slave trade as cause -- Slave rearing as consequence -- A harsher slavery -- To arm a black slave -- Who identifies with negroes? -- The hidden difference -- III. The outer burdens of color -- The geography of color prejudice -- Who is a negro? -- Permutations of prejudice -- Measures of discrimination -- IV. The inner burdens of color -- Negroes alone feel the weight -- Eventually the veil falls -- The flight from blackness -- The black mother on two continents -- Black panthers not allowed -- Sex, but not marriage -- "A negro with a white soul" -- The heart of the matter -- V. The roots of difference -- Consciousness of color -- The historical dimension -- The mulatto is the key -- The beginnings of the mulatto escape hatch -- White wife against white man -- A path not taken -- Cultural and social values make a difference -- Democracy's contribution -- The differences as national ideologies -- VI. A contrast in the future? -- The gap narrows -- Negroes see a new contrast -- A Brazilian dilemma -- Always that indelible color.

American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 1971.

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