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From the Web: Interview Carina Ray, Crossing the Color Line

From Africa's a Country, historian of South Africa Dan Magaziner, interviews Carina Ray regarding her recent book Crossing the Color Line, a book which the Book Channel announced last fall. This work examines interacial intimacy in colonial Ghana, challenging conventional racial binaries in historical literature.



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Recent Reviews

W. D. Ehrhart
Lewis Carlson

Carlson on Ehrhart, 'Busted: A Vietnam Veteran in Nixon's America'

W. D. Ehrhart. Busted: A Vietnam Veteran in Nixon's America. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1995. xxii + 146 pp. $21.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87023-955-7.

Reviewed by Lewis Carlson (Western Michigan University) Published on H-PCAACA (November, 1995)