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Blurring the color line

the new chance for a more integrated America

by Richard D. Alba

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities -- United States,
  • United States -- Race relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Alba.
    SeriesThe Nathan I. Huggins lectures
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.A1 A447 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23192537M
    ISBN 109780674035133
    LC Control Number2009012154
    OCLC/WorldCa316037974

    Other event in Council Bluffs, IA by Council Bluffs Public Library on Thursday, February 6 (84) The color line had blurred enough for Bithorn, who was light-skinned but still "dark" by major league standards, to be able to play at baseball's highest level. (85) In , Robinson's entrance onto the major league stage paved the way for more black Americans to play at the highest levels, but it in no way ended the racism in baseball.

    Blurring the Color Line is an important book. Richard Alba describes the decisive mass-scale assimilation of Irish Catholics and the descents of southern and eastern European, as well as the rise of Asian Americans after World War II and, in the process, demonstrates that "ethno-racial hierarchies, at least in.   Blurring the Color Line: The New Chance for a More Integrated America. Richard Alba. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Blurring the Color Line is an important book. Richard Alba describes the decisive mass‐scale assimilation of Irish Catholics and the descents of southern and eastern European, as well as the rise of Asian Americans after World War II and, in the process.

    While Cuban players were blurring the color line, black American players were blurring the nationality line. American society recognized Latinos as something outside of the sharp racial divisions of black and white that had existed for so long in the United States. Blurring the Color Line: The New Chance for a More Integrated America (Nathan I Huggins Lectures) Richard Alba During the mid-twentieth century, the dominant position of the United States in the postwar world economy led to a rapid expansion of education and labor opportunities.


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