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notes 1-31 - January 31, 2012 Race Way of organizing human...

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January 31, 2012 Race Way of organizing human differences Ideological construct signifies material and political differences Racial meanings change as historical context changes Barbara Freight Ideas of race have their historical roots of the child state of slavery Race is a ideological notion Once you take away the ideological component, all we are left with is a human observant with our eyes Race is not trans historical or biological Understand race culturally and politically Ascriptive Identity socially defined identity Subjective Identity how one goes about identifying themselves Who you are changes all the time Levine is focusing on the culture of enslaved Americans in the south Intellectual History (radical contribution) People living without literacy Did not know how to read / write Not history of thought but of men thinking Interested in people thinking Thought and thinking have differences: o Not just get on persons opinion but many people’s opinion
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course HIST 275 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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