Unkind words : ethnic labeling from Redskin to WASP
- Irving Lewis Allen.
- New York : Bergin & Garvey, c1990.
- Physical description
- ix, 143 p. ; 22 cm.
- Allen, Irving L., 1931-2002
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -129).
- Publisher's Summary
- The social roots and devices employed in the coining of ethnic slurs found in American slang form a kind of linguistic correlative to the evolution of American society. This book traces the history of derogatory expressions that have been applied to various ethnic groups and women.
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- 0897892178 (alk. paper)
- 0897892208 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- 9780897892209 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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