Dead White European Male

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Dead White European Male

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Dead White Male

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(Sociology) a man whose importance and talents may have been exaggerated because he belonged to a historically dominant gender and ethnic group
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A surprise bestseller, the book generated enormous controversy, and Hirsch was denounced by many academics as, along with other insults, an elitist and an apologist for the canon of dead white males.
29 with pianist Evgeny Kissin joining Salonen and the orchestra - offers both an impressive roster of works by living composers (Thomas Ades, John Adams, Louis Andriessen, Gyorgy Kurtag, Gyorgy Ligeti, Steve Reich and others) and plenty of music from the proverbial dead white males (Beethoven, Mozart, Mahler, Shostakovich).
It should be noted that the Venetian Senators and Councilors had graying hair and wore business suits--they were walking dead white males, or at least the repositories of values that one would call conservative.
They argued that history had been fossilized, that it was simply a concoction of the sugar-coated exploits of Dead White Males.
Feminists have been saying this for years, not that anyone important was listening, but the Miss World riots in Kaduna, Nigeria, should make it obvious even to the dead white males at the Washington Post.
Though biographies of those sometimes called dead white males are often dismissed or ignored by those preferring to emphasize the undeniably significant role of race, class, and gender as determining factors in history, there is little doubt that the genre has produced many of the most influential and most popular titles in Civil War literature.