Introduction: The Roots of Modern Racism

  • Neil MacMaster
Part of the European Culture and Society book series (EUROCS)


This book is not centred on the theory of ‘race’, but explores, within a historical framework, the development of racism within the changing context of European society between 1870 and the end of the twentieth century. However, certain theoretical perspectives underlie the overall structure and interpretation, and we begin with these in order to make explicit the argument that is being presented.


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