Book Discussion: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, North Branch

This program was on Aug 10, 2021
Event type: 
Books & Authors
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Ages 18 and up.  Positing that there is an unacknowledged caste system is America, Isabel Wilkerson discusses the vast differences in the hierarchy of the social classes we live in, going back several hundred years.  Shining light on the similarities of the caste system in India and Nazi Germany, she highlights the evolution of the caste concept and the ideology that persists to the present day.  Books will be available at the reference desk; for more information, call 801-337-2650.

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