Books: Way of the Wasp

Free Press, 1990 | ISBN 0-02-904721-8

An analysis of America’s least-studied, but most important ethnic group—white Anglo-Saxon Protestants. Not on your college cultural studies reading list, though it should be.

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The WASP character is the American character. It is the mold, the template, the archetype, the set of axes along which the crystal has grown….If America had been settled and founded by Frenchmen or Spaniards, as it might well have been, or by the Austrian Empire or the Ashanti Empire, to be purely hypothetical, it would be a different place now. And a worse one. This book will make that case.

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