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By Nell Irvin Painter

A New York Times bestseller: “This remarkable new ebook . . . [explores] the ‘notion of whiteness,’ an concept as harmful because it is seductive.”—Boston Globe

Telling might be an important forgotten tale in American historical past, eminent historian Nell Irvin Painter publications us via greater than thousand years of Western civilization, illuminating not just the discovery of race but in addition the common compliment of “whiteness” for fiscal, clinical, and political ends. a narrative packed with towering historic figures, The historical past of White People closes an enormous hole in literature that has lengthy keen on the non-white and forcefully reminds us that the idea that of “race” is an all-too-human invention whose that means, significance, and truth have replaced because it has been pushed through a protracted and wealthy heritage of events.

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