ontology of class and race? (was Alabama and Tibet (?))

Michael Eisenscher meisenscher at igc.apc.org
Thu Jul 9 00:40:59 PDT 1998

At 08:07 PM 7/8/98 -0400, Mike Yates wrote:
>I would not want to underestimate the impact of WWII on the assimilation of
>white ethnics and the hardening of racism. It seems to me that after the war,
>Italian Americans, for example, were far more conservative than they had been
>before it.
>michael yates


With the possible exception of African Americans and some newly arrived immigrants from "the colonies," can you identify any ethnic groups in the U.S. that did not become more conservative in the postwar decades? Were Italians so exceptional?

Michael E.

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