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

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“In the latter half of the seventeenth century, [in] Virginia and Maryland, the tobacco colonies . . . Afro-American and European-American proletarians made common cause in this struggle to an extent never duplicated in the three hundred years since.”
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)]
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