August 2, 2010 – Hour 2

Historian Nell Irvin Painter joins us to talk about her recent book, The History of White People.Ranging from a discussion of Caesar’s descriptions of outlying tribes in ancient Europe to a look at present-day America, the book takes a comprehensive look at who is defined as "white," how that has changed over time, and how people come to be included or excluded in that group.

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Marc Steiner

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