A project of Brooklyn Historical Society
Race & Its Categories in Historical Perspective
Recommendations for Further Reading

Compton, Elizabeth, Michael Bentley, Sharon Ennis, and Sonya Rastogi. 2012. "2010 Census Race and Hispanic Origin Alternative Questionnaire Experiment." 2010 Census Program for Evaluations and Experiments. Washington, DC: U.S. Census Bureau.

Cornell, Stephen, and Douglas Hartmann. 2007. Ethnicity and Race: Making Identities in a Changing World. Thousand Oaks, CA: Pine Forge Press.

Davis, Floyd James. 1991. Who is Black? One Nation's Definition. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press.

Fredrickson, George M. 2002. Racism: A Short History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Fuentes, Agustín. 2011. Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths about Human Nature. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Jacobson, Matthew Frye. 1998. Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Lee, Sharon M. 1993. "Racial Classifications in the U.S. Census: 1890-1990." Ethnic and Racial Studies 16:75-94.

Nobles, Melissa. 2000. Shades of Citizenship: Race and the Census in Modern Politics. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Smedley, Audrey, and Brian Smedley. 2012. Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Takaki, Ronald. 1989. Strangers From a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans. New York: Penguin.


IMAGE: The Nature of Race by Ann Morning