When whites riot : writing race and violence in American and South African cultures (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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When whites riot : writing race and violence in American and South African cultures

When whites riot : writing race and violence in American and South African cultures

Author: Sheila Smith McKoy
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This transnational study probes the abiding inclination to ""blacken"" riots. It unravels the connection between racial violence - both the white and the ""raced"" - in the United States and South  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith McKoy, Sheila.
When whites riot.
Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001002077
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Smith McKoy
ISBN: 9780299173937 0299173933
OCLC Number: 841172544
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 170 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: White Riot--Binding American and South African Cultures --
Riot-Making: Ululation, Resistance, and Reclamation --
Reading the Riot Act: The Teleology of Charles Chesnutt's The Marrow of Tradition and the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 --
Rioting in a State of Siege: The Cultural Contexts of Sipho Sepamla's A Ride on the Whirlwind and the Soweto Uprising of 1976 --
Subverting the Silences: Historicizing White Riot in Fiction and Film --
Epilogue: The Tie That Binds--Los Angeles and Mmabatho, White Riot on the Cusp of a New Millennium.
Responsibility: Sheila Smith McKoy.


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"A brilliant, daring, and original work, forcing us to see the previously unseeable white racial violence that set the terms for black response. When Whites Riot will make a singular contribution to Read more...

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