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Reconsidering roots : Race, politics, and memory

Author: Erica L Ball; Kellie Carter Jackson
Publisher: Athens, Georgia University of Georgia Press Apr. 15, 2017
Series: Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America Series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays--from scholars in history, sociology, film, and media studies--interrogate Roots, assessing the ways that the book and its dramatization recast representations of slavery, labor, and the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Online-Ausgabe, ebook
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erica L Ball; Kellie Carter Jackson
ISBN: 9780820350820 0820350826 9780820350837 0820350834
OCLC Number: 975363022
Notes: Parts of chapter 6 originally appeared in "Whats Your Name?: race, roots, and popular memory" by C. Richard King, in African americans on Television: Race-ing for ratings.
Description: xviii, 205 Seiten : Illustrationen
Series Title: Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America Series
Responsibility: edited by Erica L. Ball and Kellie Carter Jackson.

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A thoughtful and critical examination of Roots and its legacies. Whether challenging the compromises made to satisfy the white gaze or exploring how Roots was linked to the growing trend of social Read more...

 
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