The Resource Wounds of returning: : race, memory, and property on the postslavery plantation, Jessica Adams, (ebook)

Wounds of returning: : race, memory, and property on the postslavery plantation, Jessica Adams, (ebook)

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Wounds of returning: : race, memory, and property on the postslavery plantation
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Wounds of returning:
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race, memory, and property on the postslavery plantation
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Jessica Adams
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eng
Summary
From Storyville brothels and narratives of turn-of-the-century New Orleans to plantation tours, Bette Davis films, Elvis memorials, Willa Cather's fiction, and the annual prison rodeo held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, Jessica Adams considers spatial and ideological evolutions of southern plantations after slavery. In Wounds of Returning, Adams shows that the slave past returns to inhabit plantation landscapes that have been radically transformed by tourism, consumer culture, and modern modes of punishment--even those landscapes from which slavery has supposedly been banished completely.Adams explores how the commodification of black bodies during slavery did not disappear with abolition--rather, the same principle was transformed into modern consumer capitalism. As Adams demonstrates, however, counternarratives and unexpected cultural hybrids erupt out of attempts to re-create the plantation as an uncomplicated scene of racial relationships or a signifier of national unity. Peeling back the layers of plantation landscapes, Adams reveals connections between seemingly disparate features of modern culture, suggesting that they remain haunted by the force of the unnatural equation of people as property
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Midwest
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1970-
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Adams, Jessica
Dewey number
307.72089/96073075
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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New directions in southern studies
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  • African Americans in popular culture
  • Racism in popular culture
  • Capitalism
  • Property
  • Memory
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • Plantation life
  • Southern States
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adult
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Wounds of returning: : race, memory, and property on the postslavery plantation, Jessica Adams, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781469606538
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11710156
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remote
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11710156
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MWT11710156
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Wounds of returning: : race, memory, and property on the postslavery plantation, Jessica Adams, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469606538
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710156
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710156
System control number
MWT11710156
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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