Faculty of Arts


Racial Histories

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for HISTORY 111.


Explores the historical construction of "race" in New Zealand and in the USA , asking how claims and assumptions about "racial" difference among different peoples have structured systems of inequality, past and present. Topics include changing understandings of race and ethnicity, culture and identity, politics and policy in the context of colonial expansion, immigration, urbanisation, economic/labour systems and citizenship struggles after 1600.

Availability 2012

Summer School


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Jennifer Frost
Dr Aroha Harris


HISTORY 111: 15.0 points

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