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Chosen Exile

A History of Racial Passing in American Life

Allyson Hobbs


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Between the eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, countless African Americans passed as white, leaving behind families and friends, roots and community. It was, as Allyson Hobbs writes, a chosen exile, a separation from one racial identity and the le.

Harvard, 9780674659926, 400pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2016