The Resource Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi

Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi

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Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America
Title
Stamped from the beginning
Title remainder
the definitive history of racist ideas in America
Statement of responsibility
Ibram X. Kendi
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the US National Book Award for Non-Fiction -- Stamped from the Beginning is a redefining history of anti-Black racist ideas that dramatically changes our understanding of the causes and extent of racist thinking itself. Its deeply researched and fast-moving narrative chronicles the journey of racist ideas from fifteenth-century Europe to present-day America through the lives of five major intellectuals - Puritan minister Cotton Mather, President Thomas Jefferson, fiery abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, brilliant scholar W.E.B. Du Bois, and legendary anti-prison activist Angela Davis - showing how these ideas were developed, disseminated and eventually enshrined in American society. Contrary to popular conception, it reveals that racist ideas did not arise from ignorance or hatred. Instead, they were devised and honed by some of the most brilliant minds of each era, including anti-slavery and pro-civil rights advocates, who used their gifts and intelligence wittingly or otherwise to rationalize and justify existing racial disparities in everything from wealth to health. Seen in this piercing new light, racist ideas are shown to be the result, not the cause, of inequalities that stretch back over centuries, brought about ultimately through economic, political and cultural self-interest. Stamped from the Beginning offers compelling new answers to some of the most troubling questions of our time. In forcing us to reconsider our most basic assumptions about racism and also about ourselves, it leads us to a true understanding on which to build a real foundation for change
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Kendi, Ibram X
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Racism
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RDH_447761&b2bSite=1545
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Downloadable Book
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online resource
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
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9781473549470-RDH1296060-000
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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electronic
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Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781473549470
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Stamped from the beginning : the definitive history of racist ideas in America, Ibram X. Kendi
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=RDH_447761&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781473549470-RDH1296060-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781473549470
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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