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Spickard, Paul R. 1950-

Works: 43 works in 199 publications in 1 language and 13,102 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Miscellanea  Portraits  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director
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Most widely held works by Paul R Spickard
Affect and power : essays on sex, slavery, race, and religion in appreciation of Winthrop D. Jordan by David J Libby( )

11 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1968, Winthrop D. Jordan published his work White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812 and opened up new avenues for thinking about sex, slavery, race, and religion in American culture. Over the course of a forty-year career at the University of California and the University of Mississippi, he continued to write about these issues and to train others to think in new ways about interactions of race, gender, faith, and power." "Written by former students of Jordan, these essays are a tribute to the career of one of America's great thinkers and perhaps the most influential American historian of his generation. The book visits historical locales from Puritan New England and French Louisiana to nineteenth-century New York and Mississippi, all the way to Harlem swing clubs and college campuses in the twentieth century. In the process, authors listen to the voies of abolitionists and white supremacists, preachers and politicos, white farm women and black sorority sisters, slaves and jazz musicians."--Jacket
Race and nation : ethnic systems in the modern world by Paul R Spickard( )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Race and Nation is the first book to compare the racial and ethnic systems that have developed around the world. It is the creation of nineteen scholars who are experts on locations as far-flung as China, Jamaica, Eritrea, Brazil, Germany, Punjab, and South Africa. The contributing historians, sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, and scholars of literary and cultural studies have engaged in an ongoing conversation, honing a common set of questions that dig to the heart of racial and ethnic groups and systems. Guided by those questions, they have created the first book that explores the similarities, differences, and the relationships among the ways that race and ethnicity have worked in the modern world. In so doing they have created a model for how to write world history that is detailed in its expertise, yet also manages broad comparisons."--Published description
Global mixed race by Rebecca Chiyoko King-O'Riain( )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patterns of migration and the forces of globalization have brought the issues of mixed race to the public in far more visible, far more dramatic ways than ever before. Global Mixed Race examines the contemporary experiences of people of mixed descent in nations around the world, moving beyond US borders to explore the dynamics of racial mixing and multiple descent in Zambia, Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Canada, Okinawa, Australia, and New Zealand. In particular, the volume's editors ask: how have new global flows of ideas, goods, and people affected the lives and social placements of people of mixed descent? Thirteen original chapters address the ways mixed-race individuals defy, bolster, speak, and live racial categorization, paying attention to the ways that these experiences help us think through how we see and engage with social differences. The contributors also highlight how mixed-race people can sometimes be used as emblems of multiculturalism, and how these identities are commodified within global capitalism while still considered by some as not pure or inauthentic. A strikingly original study, Global Mixed Race carefully and comprehensively considers the many different meanings of racial mixedness."--Publisher information
Multiple identities : migrants, ethnicity, and membership by Paul R Spickard( )

13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In recent years, Europeans have engaged in sharp debates about migrants and minority groups as social problems. The discussions usually neglect who these people are, how they live their lives, and how they identify themselves. Multiple Identities describes how migrants and minorities of all age groups experience their lives and manage complex, often multiple, identities, which alter with time and changing circumstances. The contributors consider minorities who have received a lot of attention, such as Turkish Germans, and some who have received little, such as Kashubians and Tartars in Poland and Chinese in Switzerland. They also examine international adoption and cross-cultural relationships and discuss some models for multicultural success."--Publisher's description
Mixed blood : intermarriage and ethnic identity in twentieth-century America by Paul R Spickard( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is lighter better? : skin-tone discrimination among Asian Americans by Joanne L Rondilla( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorism is defined as ""discriminatory treatment of individuals falling within the same 'racial' group on the basis of skin color."" That is, some people, particularly women, are treated better or worse on account of the color of their skin relative to other people who share their same racial category. Colorism affects Asian Americans from many different backgrounds and who live in all different parts of the United States. Is Lighter Better? discusses this often-overlooked topic. Rondilla and Spickard ask important questions like: what are the colorism issues that operate in Asian Amer
Japanese Americans : the formation and transformations of an ethnic group by Paul R Spickard( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since 1855, nearly half a million Japanese immigrants have settled in the United States, and today more than twice that number claim Japanese ancestry. While these immigrants worked hard, established networks, and repeatedly distinguished themselves as entrepreneurs, they also encountered harsh discrimination. Nowhere was this more evident than on the West Coast during World War II, when virtually the entire population of Japanese Americans was forced into internment camps solely on the basis of ethnicity."
We are a people : narrative and multiplicity in constructing ethnic identity( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost all aliens : immigration, race, and colonialism in American history and identity by Paul R Spickard( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Almost All Aliens is a complete reinterpretation of the shape and meaning of immigration in the history of the United States. It leaves the traditional Ellis Island model of immigrant assimilation as it embraces the multicultural reality of immigration that has always existed in the United States. Almost All Aliens operates from the point of view of ethnic studies as much as history and shows that migration to America has always been linked to colonialism, slavery, and racial oppression."--Publishers description
Revealing the sacred in Asian and Pacific America by Jane Naomi Iwamura( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asian and Pacific Islander Americans constitute the fastest-growing racial group in the United States. They are also one of the most religiously diverse. Through them Asian traditions such as Hinduism, Sikhism, Confucianism, and Buddhism have been introduced into every major city and across a wide swath of Middle America. The contributors to this volume provide an essential inter-disciplinary resource for the study of Asian and Pacific Islander American religion
Race in mind : critical essays by Paul R Spickard( )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

5 From the Black Atlantic to the Racial Pacific: Rethinking Racial Hierarchy in Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts -- 6 The Return of Scientific Racism? DNA Ancestry Testing, Race, and the New Eugenics Movement -- MIXED RACE -- 7 What Must I Be? Asian Americans and the Question of Multiethnic Identity -- 8 The Power of Blackness: Mixed-Race Leaders and the Monoracial Ideal -- 9 Pacific Islander Americans and Multiethnicity: A Vision of America's Future? -- 10 Carving Out a Middle Ground: Making Race in Hawai'i
Racial thinking in the United States : uncompleted independence( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red and yellow, black and brown : decentering whiteness in mixed race studies( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gathers together life stories and analysis by twelve contributors who express and seek to understand the often very different dynamics that exist for mixed race people who are not part white. Chapters focus on the social, psychological, and political issues and identities for people who are in dual or multiple minority situations
Pacific diaspora : island peoples in the United States and across the Pacific( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God's peoples : a social history of Christians by Paul R Spickard( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part Asian, 100% Hapa by Kip Fulbeck( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of head-on portraits and quotes in which men and women whose mixed racial heritage includes Asian or Pacific Island descent discuss what their heritage means to them and how it defines them
A global history of Christians : how everyday believers experienced their world by Paul R Spickard( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though the authors do treat major events, leaders, and institutions, they emphasize the lives of ordinary Christians. And they probe the history of the church not only in Western civilization but also in its worldwide manifestation." "This multicultural balance means expanded discussion of theologies on the fringe of accepted orthodoxy - ideas that have influenced the Christian church throughout the ages. Other features include analyses of key developments in society and economics, descriptions of native cultures as more than objects of missions, and depictions of everyday life in various Christian communities."--BOOK JACKET
Race and immigration in the United States : new histories by Paul R Spickard( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race and Immigration in the United States is a collection of the very best of the new generation of scholarship in the field of immigration history. The traditional Ellis Island model of immigrant assimilation is no longer adequate to understand American history. A more subtle model is needed--one which does not exclude peoples of color from view, nor treat the experiences of European immigrants as a template for the experiences of non-White migrants. In this important collection, Paul Spickard draws together essays that illuminate the crucial differences that race makes in the study of American history. Bringing the insight of ethnic studies scholarship into the history of immigration, Race and Immigration in the United States is an essential collection for anyone studying ethnicity and immigration in American history
Pacific Islander Americans : an annotated bibliography in the Social Sciences( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World history by the world's historians by Paul R Spickard( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Affect and power : essays on sex, slavery, race, and religion in appreciation of Winthrop D. Jordan
Alternative Names
Paul Spickard American historian

Paul Spickard historien américain

Spickard, P.

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Spickard, Paul Russell

Spickard, Paul Russell 1950-

English (150)

Race and nation : ethnic systems in the modern worldMixed blood : intermarriage and ethnic identity in twentieth-century AmericaIs lighter better? : skin-tone discrimination among Asian AmericansJapanese Americans : the formation and transformations of an ethnic groupWe are a people : narrative and multiplicity in constructing ethnic identityAlmost all aliens : immigration, race, and colonialism in American history and identityRevealing the sacred in Asian and Pacific AmericaRacial thinking in the United States : uncompleted independence