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Seeing a color-blind future the paradox of race by Patricia J. Williams

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Published by Noonday Press in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • Great Britain,
  • United States.,
  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • Williams, Patricia J., 1951-,
  • Racism -- United States,
  • Racism -- Great Britain,
  • United States -- Race relations,
  • Great Britain -- Race relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: Seeing a colour-blind future. London : Virago Press, 1997.

StatementPatricia J. Williams.
SeriesThe 1997 BBC Reith lectures, Reith lectures ;, 1997.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.615 .W493 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination74 p. ;
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL701191M
ISBN 100374525331
LC Control Number97049515

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