Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 October 2014

266 Pages | 20 illus.


ISBN: 9780190209322

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Color in the Classroom pbk

How American Schools Taught Race, 1900-1954

Zoe Burkholder

  • Directly connects prominent anthropologists to the curriculum that was taught in American schools.
  • Uncovers early antiracist activism among a coalition of teachers, academics, and politicians who believed that schools could be used as key sites of mitigating unwanted racial prejudice in America.
  • Studies how race was taught many decades before school desegregation.

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