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Author Sowell, Thomas, 1930-

Title Intellectuals and race / Thomas Sowell
Published New York : Basic Books, 2013
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Epigraph; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Questions About Race; Chapter 2: Disparities and Their Causes; Chapter 3: Changing Racial Beliefs; Chapter 4: Internal Responses to Disparities; Chapter 5: Race and Intelligence; Chapter 6: Liberalism and Multiculturalism; Chapter 7: Race and Cosmic Justice; Chapter 8: The Past and The Future; Notes; Index
Summary Intellectuals and Race is a radical book in the original sense of one that goes to the root of the problem. The role of intellectuals in racial strife is explored in an international context that puts the American experience in a wholly new light. The views of individual intellectuals have spanned the spectrum, but the views of intellectuals as a whole have tended to cluster. Indeed, these views have clustered at one end of the spectrum in the early twentieth century and then clustered at the opposite end of the spectrum in the late twentieth century. Moreover, these radical
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject African Americans -- Social conditions.
Intellectuals -- United States.
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0465058701 (electronic bk.)
9780465058709 (electronic bk.)