Race, Nation, and Empire in American History
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Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English


  • Ethnic studies,
  • Imperialism,
  • International relations,
  • Nationalism,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Political Ideologies - Nationalism,
  • United States - General,
  • Ruth Feldstein; Kevin Gaines; Matt Garcia; George Hutchinson; Matthew Frye Jacobson; Winthrop Jordan; Prema Kurien; Brian Locke; Joanne Pope Melish; Eric Love; Melani McAlister; Claudia Milian; Louise Newman; Vernon Williams; Natasha Zaretsky; world power

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJames T. Campbell (Editor), Matthew Pratt Guterl (Editor), Robert G. Lee (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9433296M
ISBN 100807831271
ISBN 109780807831274

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