The Resource Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., (ebook)

Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., (ebook)

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Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow
Title
Stony the road
Title remainder
Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow
Statement of responsibility
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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Language
eng
Summary
"A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American mind. The abolition of slavery in the aftermath of the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that transformed the nation after World War II. But the century in between remains a mystery: if emancipation sparked 'a new birth of freedom' in Lincoln's America, why was it necessary to march in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s America? In this new book, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., one of our leading chroniclers of the African-American experience, seeks to answer that question in a history that moves from the Reconstruction Era to the 'nadir' of the African-American experience under Jim Crow, through to World War I and the Harlem Renaissance. Through his close reading of the visual culture of this tragic era, Gates reveals the many faces of Jim Crow and how, together, they reinforced a stark color line between white and black Americans. Bringing a lifetime of wisdom to bear as a scholar, filmmaker, and public intellectual, Gates uncovers the roots of structural racism in our own time, while showing how African Americans after slavery combatted it by articulating a vision of a "New Negro" to force the nation to recognize their humanity and unique contributions to America as it hurtled toward the modern age. The book will be accompanied by a new PBS documentary series on the same topic, with full promotional support from PBS"--
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Gates, Henry Louis
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • African Americans
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • White supremacy movements
  • Racism in popular culture
  • Visual communication
  • United States
  • United States
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Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., (ebook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=155&titleId=4172344
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Antislavery/antislave backlash : the white resistance to black Reconstruction -- The old Negro : race, science, literature, and the birth of Jim Crow -- Chains of being : the black body and the white mind -- Framing blackness : Sambo art and the visual rhetoric of white supremacy -- The United States of race : mass-producing stereotypes and fear -- The new Negro : redeeming the race from the redeemers -- Reframing race : a new Negro enters the frame -- Epilogue -- Reconstruction redux : the caricature assassination of the first black president
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525559542
Lccn
2019000788
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computer
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rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
90A2754E-D680-4E94-BDDB-5D21317CC7AD
System control number
  • on1082293588
  • (OCoLC)1082293588
Label
Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., (ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=155&titleId=4172344
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Antislavery/antislave backlash : the white resistance to black Reconstruction -- The old Negro : race, science, literature, and the birth of Jim Crow -- Chains of being : the black body and the white mind -- Framing blackness : Sambo art and the visual rhetoric of white supremacy -- The United States of race : mass-producing stereotypes and fear -- The new Negro : redeeming the race from the redeemers -- Reframing race : a new Negro enters the frame -- Epilogue -- Reconstruction redux : the caricature assassination of the first black president
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525559542
Lccn
2019000788
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
90A2754E-D680-4E94-BDDB-5D21317CC7AD
System control number
  • on1082293588
  • (OCoLC)1082293588

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