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Author Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Title The invisible line : a secret history of race in America / Daniel J. Sharfstein.

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2012, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.800973 Sh23i 2012    ---  Available
Description xii, [7], 396 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., geneal. tables ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-383) and index.
Summary One of the nation's most accomplished historians unravels the stories of three extraordinary families from different eras in American history to represent the complexity of race in America, and to force readers to rethink assumptions about race, racism, and civil rights.
Subject Gibson family.
Spencer family.
Walls family.
Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- United States -- Case studies.
Miscegenation -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Passing (Identity) -- United States -- Case studies.
Race -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Race awareness -- United States -- Case studies.
United States -- Race relations -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780143120636 (pbk.)
0143120638 (pbk.)

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