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Southern history across the color line
Southern history across the color line
Painter Nell Irvin2002
Articles
Subject: The color line, once all too solid in southern public life, still exists in the study of southern history. As distinguished historian Nell Irvin Painter notes, historians often still write about the South as though people of different races occupied entirely different spheres. In truth, although blacks and whites were expected to remain in their assigned places in the southern social hierarchy throughout the nineteenth century, their lives were thoroughly entangled. In this powerful collection, Painter reaches across the color line to examine how race, gender, class, and individual subjectivity shaped the lives of black and white women and men in the nineteenth- and twentieth-century South. Through six essays, she explores such themes as interracial sex, white supremacy, and the physical and pscyhological violence of slavery, using insights gleaned from psychology and feminist social science as well as social, cultural, and intellectual history.
Edition:
1st ed
Imprint:
US 2002 University of North Carolina Press
Collation:
247p
ISBN:
0807853607
Dewey class:
HI.3PAI
Local class:
HI.3/PAI
Language:
English
BRN:
1839763
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