Roots Too: White Ethnic Revival in Post–Civil Rights America
Harvard University Press, 2006 - 483 pages
In the 1970s, white ethnics mobilized around a new version of the epic tale of plucky immigrants making their way in the New World through the sweat of their brow. Although this turn to ethnicity was for many an individual search for familial and psychological identity, Roots Too establishes a broader white social and political consensus arising in response to the political language of the Civil Rights movement.
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In this intriguing and closely argued book, Jacobson tells the story of how it came to be fashionable for white Americans to rediscover their ethnic heritage-be it Italian or Irish, Jewish or Catholic ... Read full review