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Blacks       LUcat Search catalogue 294901906

Scope note
Designates any human group having dark-coloured skin, especially of African ancestry. Used in the context of colonialism and apartheid South Africa to designate black people as an element in the population. Examples: 1. An African city : contrasting cultures / C. Janoff. Descriptors: Blacks; Whites. 2. Notes on the demography of black Africans in South Africa / S. de Vos. Descriptors: Blacks; demography; South Africa. Do not confuse with Africans, which designates citizens of African countries.

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Negroes

Related terms
African Americans
African Indians
Afro-Brazilians
Afro-Caribbeans
Maroons

Subject category
04.02 POPULATION BY DESCENT

Indexing history
For publications indexed before 2006, see also Africans.



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