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

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

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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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Author
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Genre
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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.G253 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877)
  • 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
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Racism in popular culture
  • Visual communication
  • White supremacy movements
  • United States
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Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference and index
Carrier category
volume
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
Control code
on1081367075
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 296 pages
Isbn
9780525559535
Lccn
2018056211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1081367075
Label
Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical reference and index
Carrier category
volume
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
Control code
on1081367075
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 296 pages
Isbn
9780525559535
Lccn
2018056211
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1081367075

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