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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Scott L Malcomson
|ISBN:||0374240795 9780374240790 0374527946 9780374527945|
|Description:||viii, 584 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||This business of angels --
I. An Indian country. "All things in aboundance'' : colonial America as Eden ; "A new kind of disorder" : a Cherokee utopia and the rise of racial separatism 1730-1830 ; "Welcome, negro, welcome" : the Indian as slave and slaveholder ; "Grand and great--the future state" : some twentieth-century solutions to the Indian problem ; Homelands --
II. The republic of new Africa. "The grand ham" : racial imagination in the old world ; "Coal black is better than another hue" : love and race in Shakespeare's England ; "We can be as separate as the fingers" : segregation from the American Revolution to the Gilded Age ; The new negro : the beautiful despair of the Harlem Renaissance ; "This special way of life" --
III. White flight. "The essence of whiteness" : Spain, England, and the colors of empire ; "The freest of all human beings" : westward expansion and the price of liberty ; The Ethiopian opera : white masks in blackface minstrelsy ; "Old racial cries, old racial ties" --
IV. A family in time. A present from John Sutter ; Seize the time ; Have mercy ; Down to the river.
|Responsibility:||Scott L. Malcomson.|