Contours of White Ethnicity: Popular Ethnography and the Making of Usable Pasts in Greek America

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780821418215: Contours of White Ethnicity: Popular Ethnography and the Making of Usable Pasts in Greek America

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 of particular groups as well as their internal differences.

Interdisciplinary in scope, Contours of White Ethnicity uses 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 and racial minorities. Illuminating the importance of the past in the construction of ethnic identities today, Anagnostou presents the politics of evoking the past to create community, affirm identity, and nourish reconnection with ancestral roots, then identifies the struggles to neutralize oppres sive pasts.

Although it draws from the scholarship on a specific ethnic group, Contours of White Ethnicity exhibits a sophisticated, interdisciplinary methodology, which makes it of particular interest to scholars researching ethnicity and race in the United States and for those charting the directions of future research for white ethnicities.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Yiorgos Anagnostou is an associate professor of modern Greek and American ethnic studies at the Ohio State University. He has published widely on ethnicity and immigration in various scholarly disciplines, including ethnography, folklore, sociology, and diaspora and cultural studies.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 29.95
US$ 27.30

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by Ohio University Press, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ohio University Press, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Parental Adviso.. 226 x 147 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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 of particular groups as well as their internal differences. Interdisciplinary in scope, Contours of White Ethnicity uses 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 and racial minorities. Illuminating the importance of the past in the construction of ethnic identities today, Anagnostou presents the politics of evoking the past to create community, affirm identity, and nourish reconnection with ancestral roots, then identifies the struggles to neutralize oppres sive pasts. Although it draws from the scholarship on a specific ethnic group, Contours of White Ethnicity exhibits a sophisticated, interdisciplinary methodology, which makes it of particular interest to scholars researching ethnicity and race in the United States and for those charting the directions of future research for white ethnicities. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780821418215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by Ohio University Press, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ohio University Press, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Parental Adviso.. 226 x 147 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. 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 of particular groups as well as their internal differences. Interdisciplinary in scope, Contours of White Ethnicity uses 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 and racial minorities. Illuminating the importance of the past in the construction of ethnic identities today, Anagnostou presents the politics of evoking the past to create community, affirm identity, and nourish reconnection with ancestral roots, then identifies the struggles to neutralize oppres sive pasts. Although it draws from the scholarship on a specific ethnic group, Contours of White Ethnicity exhibits a sophisticated, interdisciplinary methodology, which makes it of particular interest to scholars researching ethnicity and race in the United States and for those charting the directions of future research for white ethnicities. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780821418215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Anagnostou, Yiorgos
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97808214182150000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 28.16
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by Ohio University Press
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ohio University Press. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Contours of White Ethnicity: Popular Ethnography and the Making of Usable Pasts in Greek America, Yiorgos Anagnostou, 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 of particular groups as well as their internal differences.Interdisciplinary in scope, "Contours of White Ethnicity" uses 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 and racial minorities. Illuminating the importance of the past in the construction of ethnic identities today, Anagnostou presents the politics of evoking the past to create community, affirm identity, and nourish reconnection with ancestral roots, then identifies the struggles to neutralize oppressive pasts.Although it draws from the scholarship on a specific ethnic group, "Contours of White Ethnicity" exhibits a sophisticated, interdisciplinary methodology, which makes it of particular interest to scholars researching ethnicity and race in the United States and for those charting the directions of future research for white ethnicities. Bookseller Inventory # B9780821418215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 23.60
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.61
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0821418211

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Anagnostou, Yiorgos
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2010. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # TX-9780821418215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by Ohio University Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ohio University Press, 2009. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IQ-9780821418215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by Ohio University Press (2009)
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ohio University Press, 2009. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CA-9780821418215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.53
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by Ohio University Press 2009-12-15, Ohio (2009)
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ohio University Press 2009-12-15, Ohio, 2009. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780821418215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Yiorgos Anagnostou
Published by Ohio University Press
ISBN 10: 0821418211 ISBN 13: 9780821418215
New Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Majestic Books
(London, ,, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ohio University Press. Book Condition: New. pp. 304. Bookseller Inventory # 7957910

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.41
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.07
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book