How race is made : slavery, segregation, and the senses (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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How race is made : slavery, segregation, and the senses

Author: Mark M Smith
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an analysis, extending from the colonial period to the mid-twentieth century, that shows how whites of all classes used the artificial binary of "black" and "white" to justify slavery and erect the political, legal, and social structure of segregation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Mark M. (Mark Michael), 1968-
How race is made.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005022833
(OCoLC)61278479
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark M Smith
ISBN: 9780807877272 0807877271 9781429453844 1429453842
OCLC Number: 82478295
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : making sense of race --
Learning to make sense --
Fooling senses, calming crisis --
Senses reconstructed, nonsense redeemed --
Finding Homer Plessy, fixing race --
The Black mind of the South --
The Brown concertina.
Responsibility: Mark M. Smith.
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Offers an analysis, extending from the colonial period to the mid-twentieth century, that shows how whites of all classes used the artificial binary of "black" and "white" to justify slavery and  Read more...

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"As attentive to black resistance as he is to white racism, Mark Smith reframes the history of slavery and segregation imaginatively and incisively. It is an original, important, and edifying Read more...

 
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