A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life by Allyson Hobbs

By Allyson Hobbs

numerous African american citizens have handed as white, forsaking households and neighbors, roots and groups. It used to be, as Allyson Hobbs writes, a selected exile. This background of passing explores the probabilities, demanding situations, and losses that racial indeterminacy offered to women and men residing in a rustic enthusiastic about racial distinctions.

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