American Culture and Racial Anxiety
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This paper is an examination of how Aarim-Heriot's book, "Chinese Immigrants, African Americans, and Racial Anxiety in the United States,1848-1882", provides a unique angle by which to understand the formation of U.S. culture.
From the Paper:"Najia Aarim-Heriot's book 'Chinese Immigrants, African Americans and Racial Anxiety in the United States' provides us with a unique angle by which to understand the formation of U S culture through racialisation. Harnisch Aarim-Heriot points out how the American culture, although moving toward convictions of antislavery, nevertheless still embraced patently racist positions as evidenced by Hinton R. Helper's writings which argued against the Chinese while also arguing against slavery. (Roediger) This disconnect that materialized between the perception of Chinese immigrants in the United..."
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American Culture and Racial Anxiety (2008, December 01) Retrieved January 16, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/american-culture-and-racial-anxiety-122921/
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