Contours of white ethnicity popular ethnography and the making of usable pasts in Greek America by Yiorgos Anagnostou

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens [Ohio] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Greek Americans -- Ethnic identity,
  • Whites -- Race identity -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementYiorgos Anagnostou.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.G7 A53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24044781M
ISBN 109780821418208, 9780821418215
LC Control Number2009038443

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In Contours of White Ethnicity, Yiorgos Anagnostou explores the construction of ethnic history and reveals how and why white ethnics selectively retain, rework, or reject their pasts. Challenging the tendency to portray Americans of European background as a uniform cultural category, the author demonstrates how a generalized view of American white ethnics misses the specific Cited by: Contours of White Ethnicity demonstrates a patient and very deep reflection on the past, present, and future of ethnicity in America.

Its immediate subject—popular ethnography’s treatment of the Greek immigrant past in America—is quite precise, but its scope is wide.” Artemis Leontis, Department of Modern Greek, University of Michigan.

Challenging the tendency to portray Americans of European background as a uniform cultural category, the author demonstrates how a generalized view of American white ethnics misses the specific identity issues of particular groups as well as their internal isciplinary in scope,Contours of White Ethnicityuses the example of Greek America to illustrate how the immigrant past can be used to combat racism and be used to bring about solidarity between white ethnics.

In Contours of White Ethnicity, Yiorgos Anagnostou explores the construction of ethnic history and reveals how and why white ethnics selectively retain, rework, or reject their pasts.

In Contours of White Ethnicity, Yiorgos Anagnostou explores the construction of ethnic history and reveals how and why white ethnics selectively retain, rework, or reject their pasts.

Challenging the tendency to portray Americans of European background as a uniform cultural category, the author demonstrates how a generalized view of American white ethnics misses the specific identity issues. In Contours of White Ethnicity, Yiorgos Anagnostou explores the construction of ethnic history and reveals how and why white ethnics selectively retain, rework, or reject their pasts.

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