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Black rednecks and white liberals [electronic resource].

Sowell, Thomas. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781594032769 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781594032769 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: This explosive new book challenges many of the long-prevailing assumptions about blacks, about Jews, about Germans, about slavery, and about education. Plainly written, powerfully reasoned, and backed with a startling array of documented facts, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not only the trendy intellectuals of our times but also such historic interpreters of American life as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick Law Olmsted. In a series of long essays, this book presents an in-depth look at key beliefs behind many mistaken and dangerous actions, policies, and trends. It presents eye-opening insights into the historical development of the ghetto culture that is today wrongly seen as a unique black identity--a culture cheered on toward self-destruction by white liberals who consider themselves "friends" of blacks. An essay titled "The Real History of Slavery" presents a jolting re-examination of that tragic institution and the narrow and distorted way it is too often seen...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Encounter Books, 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1032 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 364 KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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