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Making whiteness : the culture of segregation in the South, 1890-1940

Author: Grace Elizabeth Hale
Publisher: New York, New York : Pantheon Books, 1998. ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Overview: Making Whiteness is a profoundly important work that explains how and why whiteness came to be such a crucial, embattled - and distorting - component of twentieth-century American identity. Grace Elizabeth Hale shows how, when faced with the active citizenship of their ex-slaves after the Civil War, white southerners reestablished their dominance through a cultural system based on violence and physical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Elizabeth Hale
ISBN: 0679442634 9780679442639
OCLC Number: 37725567
Description: xii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: Producing the ground of difference --
No Easy Place Or Time: --
Black side of segregation --
Necessary space --
Double self --
Making Blackness --
Of my womanhood --
I, too, sing America --
Lost Causes And Reclaimed Spaces: "History" As The Autobiography Of Southern Whiteness: --
Race in the garden --
Civil war --
Hell that is called Reconstruction --
Domestic Reconstruction: White Homes, "Black Mammies," And "New Women: --
Passing of the plantation household --
Whiteness makes a home --
Remembering my old mammy --
Motherhood in black and white --
White Self, White South --
Bounding Consumption: For Colored And For White: --
Training the ground of difference --
Dixie brand --
Segregation signs: racial order in the national market --
Shopping between slavery and freedom: general stores --
Segregation signs: racial disorder in the Southern market --
Deadly Amusements: Spectacle Lynching's And The Contradictions Of Segregation As Culture: --
Genealogy of lynching's as modern spectacle --
Lynching of Sam Hose --
Lynching of Jesse Washington --
Lynching of Claude Neal --
Meaning of the spectacle --
Stone Mountains: Lillian Smith, Margaret Mitchell, And Whiteness Divided: --
Segregated youth --
White maturity of Stone --
Cracks in the mountain --
Strong white wind --
Seeing the land of difference --
Epilogue: American whiteness --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Permissions acknowledgments --
Index.
Other Titles: Culture of segregation in the South, 1890-1940
Responsibility: Grace Elizabeth Hale.
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Overview: Making Whiteness is a profoundly important work that explains how and why whiteness came to be such a crucial, embattled - and distorting - component of twentieth-century American identity. Grace Elizabeth Hale shows how, when faced with the active citizenship of their ex-slaves after the Civil War, white southerners reestablished their dominance through a cultural system based on violence and physical separation. And in analysis of the meaning of segregation for the nation as a whole, she explains how white southerners' creation of modern "whiteness" was, beginning in the 1920s, taken up by the rest of the nation as a way of enforcing a new social hierarchy while at the same time creating the illusion of a national, egalitarian, consumerist democracy.

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