Download e-book for kindle: 'We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident...': An by Kenneth N. Addison

By Kenneth N. Addison

ISBN-10: 0761843299

ISBN-13: 9780761843290

ISBN-10: 0761843302

ISBN-13: 9780761843306

'We carry those truths to be self evident_' An Interdisciplinary research of the Roots of Racism and Slavery in the US delves into the philosophical, ancient, socio/cultural and political evolution of racism and slavery in the USA. the idea of this paintings is that racism and slavery in the United States are the results of an accidental historic intertwining of varied Western philosophical, non secular, cultural, social, financial, and political strands of suggestion that date again to the Classical period. those strands became tangled in a Gordian knot, which may in basic terms be unraveled during the daring program of quite a few multidisciplinary instruments. through doing so, this e-book is meant aid the reader know how the U.S., a country that says 'all males are created equal,' should be answerable for slavery and the intractable threads of racism and inequality that experience develop into woven into its cultural the fabric.

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