Marie Michael Library

Title

The historical construction of race and citizenship in the United States

Author

Fredrickson, George M.

Description

This paper reviews how race has been socially constructed in the United States since the founding of the republic, and how conceptions of racial difference and inequality have affected, and been affected by, prevailing views of citizenship and American national identity.

File No

UNRISD-IC1

Agency

UNRISD

Date

October, 2003

Subject(s)

United States, Race relations, History

Pages

17