The N word : who can say it, who shouldn't, and why / Jabari Asim

Author(s): Asim, Jabari, 1962-
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Subjects: Racism--United States--History
United States--Race relations--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 278 p. ; 22 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006026872
ISBN: 9780618197170
ISBN: 0618197176
ISBN: 9780547053493
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-262) and index
Contents: Birth of a notion : 1619-1799. Founding fictions -- Niggerology, part 1 -- The progress of prejudice : 1800-1857. No place to be somebody -- Niggerology, part 2 -- Life among the lowly -- Jim Crow and company -- Dreams deferred : 1858-1896. The world the war made -- Nigger happy -- Separate and unequal : 1897-1954. Different times -- From house niggers to niggerati -- Bad niggers -- Progress and paradox : 1955-present. Violence and vehemence -- To slur with love -- What's in a name? -- Nigger vs. nigga
OCLC Number: 71222991
ISBN/ISSN: 9780618197170
0618197176
9780547053493