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The Melting Pot of the Pacific

Ellen D. Wu

in The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter deals with the concept of Hawaiʻi as a racial paradise. In the 1920s and 1930s, intellectuals began to tout the islands' ethnically diverse composition—including the indigenous ... More


Commitment to Colour-Blindness

Henrice Altink

in Public Secrets: Race and Colour in Colonial and Independent Jamaica

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620009
eISBN:
9781789623697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620009.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter zooms in on colour blindness. Focussing on the racial domains of politics and criminal justice, it explores the correlation between race and colour and the enjoyment of civil and ... More


Introduction

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book asks what people of color thought about both the racial inequalities and the discourses of racial harmony so central to Brazilian public life in the twentieth century. It does so by ... More


Race and the Illusion of Harmony

Paul A. Shackel

in New Philadelphia: An Archaeology of Race in the Heartland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266292
eISBN:
9780520947832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266292.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the history of race and racism in the community. Racialization is the process of assigning people to groups based on physical or cultural characteristics, which helps create ... More


Brazil's Living Museum: Race, Reform, and Tradition in Bahia

Anadelia A. Romo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833827
eISBN:
9781469604084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895948_romo
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Brazil's northeastern state of Bahia has built its economy around attracting international tourists to what is billed as the locus of Afro-Brazilian culture and the epicenter of Brazilian racial ... More


“Eh, Haole”: Is “Haole” a Derogatory Word?

Judy Rohrer

in Haoles in Hawaii

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834050
eISBN:
9780824870034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834050.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the idea that the term “haole” is a racial slur and therefore part of haole victimization. It begins with a look at the etymology of the term and how we can understand that ... More


Myth and Reality

BERNARD LEWIS

in Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053265
eISBN:
9780199854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053265.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter refutes the claims of both exclusive virtue and exclusive vice and points to certain common failings of humanity. It aims to demonstrate the myth and the truth behind each myth, such as ... More


On Segregation and Multiculturalism

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

There have been recent concerns about the implications of America's increasing diversity for its racial future. Given the country's long history of racial division between whites and African ... More


Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry

Bernard Lewis

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053265
eISBN:
9780199854561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053265.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

From the time of Moses up to the 1960s, slavery was a fact of life in the Middle East. But if the Middle East was the last region to renounce slavery, how do we account for its — and especially ... More


Martí’s Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness Before 1959

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 3 discusses racial democracy and black activism prior to 1959, during the Cuban Republic. The historical foundations of racial ideology in Cuba offer critical information about how the ... More


Institutionalizing Ideology: Race and the Cuban Revolution

Danielle Pilar Clealand

in The Power of Race in Cuba: Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190632298
eISBN:
9780190632335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632298.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 4 demonstrates how the unification of racial democracy and socialism creates a racial ideology in Cuba that is distinct from other Latin American countries. By supporting racial democracy at ... More


Building Ethnoburbia

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the Chinese ethnoburb as a new type of ethnic settlement in San Gabriel Valley and how it surpassed Chinatown as the center of Chinese residential, ... More


The Pizza of Love

Nicole Tarulevicz

in Eating Her Curries and Kway: A Cultural History of Food in Singapore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038099
eISBN:
9780252095368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038099.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how cookbook authors tried to use food and food preparation to define a Singaporean national identity by looking at cookbooks that claim to represent authentic Singaporean ... More


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