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The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power--which groups have it and which do not. Wilkerson explores how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings. Linking the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson explores eight pillars that underlie caste systems across civilizations, including divine will, bloodlines, stigma, and more. She discusses why the cruel logic of caste requires that there be a bottom rung for those in the middle to measure themselves against. Finally, she points forward to ways America can move beyond the artificial and destructive separations of human divisions, toward hope in our common humanity. --adapted from jacket.
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Baker County Library 305.50973 .W681c 2020 (Text) 37814003303170 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/22/2020 Checked out 10/16/2020
Baker County Library 305.50973 .W681c 2020 (Text) 37814003303188 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/22/2020 Checked out 10/16/2020
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 305.5 W681 (Text) 35178001814337 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 08/06/2020 Checked out 08/31/2020
Harney County Library 305.5122 WILKE (Text) 37720000606806 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 09/10/2020 Checked out 10/05/2020
Hood River County Library 305.5122 WIL 2020 (Text) 33892100700054 Adult New Books Book None 08/18/2020 Checked out 10/09/2020
Milton-Freewater Public Library 305.5122 Wilke (Text) 37862000467936 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/14/2020 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593230251
  • ISBN: 0593230256
  • Physical Description: xvii, 476 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Oprah's Book Club 2020"--Dust jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-453) and index.
Summary, etc.:
The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power--which groups have it and which do not. Wilkerson explores how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings. Linking the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson explores eight pillars that underlie caste systems across civilizations, including divine will, bloodlines, stigma, and more. She discusses why the cruel logic of caste requires that there be a bottom rung for those in the middle to measure themselves against. Finally, she points forward to ways America can move beyond the artificial and destructive separations of human divisions, toward hope in our common humanity. --adapted from jacket.
Subject: Caste > United States.
Social stratification > United States.
Ethnicity > United States.
Power (Social sciences) > United States.
United States > Race relations.
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