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Author Vaughan, Alden T., 1929-

Title Roots of American racism : essays on the Colonial experience / Alden T. Vaughan
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995


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 MELB  305.800973 Vau/Roa  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents 1. From White Man to Redskin: Changing Anglo-American Perceptions of the American Indian -- 2. Early English Paradigms for New World Natives -- 3. Slaveholders' "Hellish Principles": A Seventeenth-Century Critique -- 4. Frontier Banditti and the Indians: The Paxton Boys' Legacy, 1763-75 -- 5. "Expulsion of the Salvages": English Policy and the Virginia Massacre of 1622 -- 6. Blacks in Virginia: Evidence from the First Decade -- 7. The Origins Debate: Slavery and Racism in Seventeenth-Century Virginia -- 8. Pequots and Puritans: The Causes of the War of 1637 -- 9. Tests of Puritan Justice -- 10. Crossing the Cultural Divide: Indians and New Englanders, 1605-1763 / Alden T. Vaughan and Daniel K. Richter
Summary This collection of essays focuses principally on ethnic relations in colonial America. While the principal concern of the book is the interaction of culture and races, its more specific focus is on the evolution of colonial policies that arose from European perceptions of native Americans
Analysis Race relations History
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-241) and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to EBL Ebook Library
Print version record
Subject Racism -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
United States -- Race relations.
LC no. 94009766
ISBN 0195086864 (c : acid-free paper)
0195086872 (p : acid-free paper)