Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word

Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word

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It’s “the nuclear bomb of racial epithets,” a word that whites have employed to wound and degrade African Americans for three centuries. Paradoxically, among many black people it has become a term of affection and even empowerment. The word, of course, is nigger, and in this candid, lucidly argued book the distinguished legal scholar Randall Kennedy traces its origins, maps its multifarious connotations, and explores the controversies that rage around it.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (December 18, 2008)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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