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Theodore W. Allen, "Class Struggle and the Origin of Racial Slavery: The Invention of the White Race," 1975


“…The plantation bourgeoisie established a system of social control by the institutionalization of the ‘white’ race whereby the mass of poor whites was alienated from the black proletariat and enlisted as enforcers of bourgeois power.”

--Theodore W. Allen--
-- "Class Struggle and the Origin of Racial Slavery: The Invention of the White Race," 1975 --

From Jeffrey B. Perry, “The Developing Conjuncture and Some Insights From Hubert Harrison and Theodore W. Allen On the Centrality of the Fight Against White Supremacy” (120 pp., forthcoming online by August 23, 2011, at http://clogic.eserver.org/2010/Perry.pdf )]
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