As soon as the attention of ethnographers moved from Natives to Americans of European descent
, Quakers became "a philosophical equivalent to the good savage" (p.
An article published online in the Journal of General Internal Medicine provides one explanation for the greater incidence of hypertension that occurs among African Americans in comparison with Americans of European descent
Not all Americans of European descent
are "Anglos" (English), and as an Irish (Celtic) Catholic I find the term applied to me offensive.
However, because he equates Anglo-American with white and ignores its structural similarity to Anglicanism, he fails to acknowledge the connotation of the term for Americans of European descent
who are neither Protestant nor Anglo-Saxon, but, instead, are members of oppressed groups.
Anticipating wider interest in the new Europe, especially among Americans of European descent
, the Center for Transatlantic Relations in Washington, D.C., recently launched a new bimonthly magazine called TransAtlantic: Europe, America and the World.
Similarly, Mexican-Americans metabolize drugs regulated by the so-called CYP2D6 gene faster than Americans of European descent
, impacting 30% of therapeutically important medications--including many cardiovascular drugs.