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Spencer takes up the claims of multiracial activists, subjecting their arguments to a level of scholarly rigor they have heretofore not been required to meet.

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Danzy Senna


"Throughout the novel, Senna superbly illustrates the emotional toll that politics and race take on onegutsy young girl's development as she makes her way through the parallel limbos betweenand white and between girl and young woman." -- The New York Times Book Review, Elizabeth Schmidt

The Multiracial Experience: Racial Borders as the New Frontier

Shelby Steele
The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America
"One of thebooks on race in America to appear in the past 25 years."-- Wall Street Journal

Jean Toomer
A literary classic written during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, Cane is a collection of short stories, poems and sketches focusing on mulattoes and blacks in the South.

Joel Williamson
New People: Miscegenation and Mulattoes in the United States

Midge Wilson & Kathy Russell
Divided Sisters: Bridging the Gap Between Black Women and White Women

Naomi Zack
American Mixed Race: The Culture of Microdiversity

Gary B. Mills
The Forgotten People: Cane River's Creoles of Color

James E. DeVries
Race and Kinship in a Midwestern Town: The Black Experience in Monroe, Michigan, 1900-1915 (Blacks in the New World)

Michael P. Johnson and James L. Roark
Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South

David Montejano
Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986

Eric J. Hooglund
Crossing the Waters: Arabic-Speaking Immigrants to the United States Before 1940

Ronald Takaki
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans

Robert S. Tilton
Pocahontas: The Evolution of an American Narrative (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture, No 83)

William E. Unrau
Mixed-Bloods and Tribal Dissolution: Charles Curtis and the Quest for Indian Identity

Ramon A. Gutierrez
When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846

Ira Berlin
Slaves Without Masters: The Free Negro in the Antebellum South

Mario T. Garcia
Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930-1960 (Yale Western Americana Series)

Colin A. Palmer
Slaves of the White God: Blacks in Mexico, 1570-1650

Marilyn Halter
Between Race and Ethnicity: Cape Verdean American Immigrants, 1860-1965 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial)

N. Brent Kennedy with Robyn Vaughan Kennedy
The Melungeons: The Resurrection of a Proud People: An Untold Story of Ethnic Cleansing in America

James H. Dormon
Creoles of Color of the Gulf South

Francis Russell
The Shadow of Blooming Grove; Warren G. Harding in His Times

Stephen J. Ochs
Desegregating the Altar: The Josephites and the Struggle for Black Priests, 1871-1960

James W. Loewen
The Mississippi Chinese: Between Black and White

Lucy M. Cohen
Chinese in the Post-Civil War South: A People Without a History

Ian F. Haney Lopez
White by Law: The Legal Construction of Race (Critical America Series)

Karen Isaksen Leonard
Making Ethnic Choices: California's Punjabi Mexican Americans

Lisa See
On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family

Melissa Fay Greene
The Temple Bombing

J. David Smith
The Eugenic Assault on America: Scenes in Red, White, and Black

David Stephen Cohen
The Ramapo Mountain People

Adele Logan Alexander
Ambiguous Lives: Free Women of Color in Rural Georgia, 1789-1879

Kent Anderson Leslie
Woman of Color, Daughter of Privilege: Amanda America Dickson, 1849-1893

Almon Wheeler Lauber
Indian Slavery in Colonial Times Within the Present Limits of the United States

Gerald M. Sider
Lumbee Indian Histories; Race, Ethnicity and Indian Identity in the Sourthern United States

Peter H. Wood
Powhatan's Mantle: Indians in the Colonial Southeast

J. Leitch Wright, Jr.
The Only Land They Knew: The Tragic Story of the American Indians in the Old South

Walter L. Williams
Southeastern Indians Since the Removal Era

Theda Perdue
Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society, 1540-1866

Russell Thornton
The Cherokees: A Population History (Indians of the Southeast)

J. Leitch Wright, Jr.
Creeks and Seminoles: Destruction and Regeneration of the Muscogulge People (Indians of the Southeast)

Dennis McAuliffe, Jr.
The Deaths of Sybil Bolton: An American History

Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr.
The Life of Okah Tubbee

Donald B. Smith
Long Lance: The True Story of an Imposter

Jack D. Forbes
Africans and Native Americans: The Language of Race and the Evolution of Red-Black Peoples

Sylvia van Kirk
Many Tender Ties: Women in Fur-Trade Society, 1670-1870

Jacqueline Peterson and Jennifer S.H. Brown
The New Peoples: Being and Becoming Metis in North America

Mary R. Bullard
Robert Stafford of Cumberland Island: Growth of a Planter

Christopher Benfey
Degas in New Orleans: Encounters in the Creole World of Kate Chopin and George Washington Cable

Christopher Hawes
Poor Relations: The Making of a Eurasian Community in British India, 1773-1833

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