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

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  • ISBN: 9780525559542
  • ISBN: 052555954X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 296 pages) : illustrations (some color)
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-279) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles America's post-Civil War struggle for racial equality and the violent counterrevolution that resubjugated black Americans throughout the twentieth century, as seen through the visual culture of the era.
Subject: African Americans > Segregation > History.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).
African Americans > History > 1863-1877.
African Americans > History > 1877-1964.
White supremacy movements > United States > History.
Racism in popular culture > United States > History.
Visual communication > Social aspects > United States > History.
United States > Race relations > History > 19th century.
United States > Race relations > History > 20th century.
Genre: Electronic books.
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