Making Race and Nation
A Comparison of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil
Normal Price: $110.00
Your Price: $99.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $11.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.95 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Making Race and Nation by Anthony W. Marx
Book DescriptionWhy and how has race become a central aspect of politics during this century? This book addresses this pressing question by comparing South African apartheid and resistance to it, the United States Jim Crow law and protests against it, and the myth of racial democracy in Brazil. Anthony Marx argues that these divergent experiences had roots in the history of slavery, colonialism, miscegenation and culture, but were fundamentally shaped by impediments and efforts to build national unity. In South Africa and the United States, ethnic or regional conflicts among whites were resolved by unifying whites and excluding blacks, while Brazil's longer established national unity required no such legal racial crutch. Race was thus central to projects of nation-building, and nationalism shaped uses of race. Professor Marx extends this argument to explain popular protest and the current salience of issues of race.
Buy Making Race and Nation book by Anthony W. Marx from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521584555
(228mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Dec-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Anthony W. Marx
Faith in Nation, Paperback (May 2005)
Attempts to expose the hidden underside of Western nationalism. Arguing that the true history of the nation began earlier, the author shows how state builders set about deliberately constructing a sense of national solidarity to support their burgeoning authority.
Making Race and Nation, Paperback (October 1998)
This book uses comparisons of South Africa, the United States, and Brazil to reveal patterns about race, nation, state and class dynamics.
Lessons of Struggle, Paperback (May 1992)» View all books by Anthony W. Marx
This study analyzes the success and failure of the opposition movement in South Africa, pinpointing three distinct stages in black South Africa's struggle for a post-apartheid future.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Making Race and Nation book by Anthony W. Marx and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.