Race offers a compelling introduction to the study of ideas related to race throughout history. Its breadth of coverage, both geographically and temporally, provides readers with an expansive, global understanding of the term from the classical period onwards. This concise guide offers an overview of:
This clear and engaging study is essential reading for students of Literature, Culture, and Race.
Introduction Part I: Fixing the fetters of race Chapter 1: Marking barbarians, Muslims, Jews, Ethiopians, Africans, Moors, or blacks Chapter 2: Pseudo-scientific markings of difference Part II: Recasting the fetters of race Chapter 3: Legislative, governmental, and judicial markings of difference Chapter 4: Slavery and race Part III: Loosening the fetters of face Chapter 5: Race and epistemologies of otherness Conclusion: race in the world
The New Critical Idiom is an invaluable series of introductory guides designed to meet the needs of today's students grappling with the complexities of modern critical terminology. Each book in the series provides:
With a strong emphasis on clarity, lively debate and the widest possible breadth of examples, The New Critical Idiom is an indispensable guide to key topics in literary studies.