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The Resource Colonial complexions : race and bodies in eighteenth-century America, Sharon Block

Colonial complexions : race and bodies in eighteenth-century America, Sharon Block

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Colonial complexions : race and bodies in eighteenth-century America
Title
Colonial complexions
Title remainder
race and bodies in eighteenth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Sharon Block
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How did descriptions of individuals' appearance reinforce emergent categories of race? In Colonial Complexions, more than 4000 advertisements for runaway slaves and servants reveal how colonists transformed seemingly observable characteristics into racist reality.--
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Cataloging source
PU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Block, Sharon
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
B559 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Early American studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Race awareness
  • Racism
  • Human skin color
  • Human body and language
  • Advertising, Newspaper
  • Missing persons
  • Fugitive slaves
  • United States
  • Advertising, Newspaper
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Human body and language
  • Human skin color
  • Missing persons
  • Race awareness
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • United States
Label
Colonial complexions : race and bodies in eighteenth-century America, Sharon Block
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Complicating Humors and Rethinking Complexion -- Shaping Bodies in Print: Labor and Health -- Coloring Bodies: Naturalized Incompatibilities -- Categorizing Bodies: Race, Place, and the Pursuit of Freedom -- Written by and on the Body: Racialization of Affects and Effects
Control code
1000133369
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9780812250060
Lccn
2017046033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40028126652
  • 40028145164
System control number
(OCoLC)1000133369
Label
Colonial complexions : race and bodies in eighteenth-century America, Sharon Block
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-199) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Complicating Humors and Rethinking Complexion -- Shaping Bodies in Print: Labor and Health -- Coloring Bodies: Naturalized Incompatibilities -- Categorizing Bodies: Race, Place, and the Pursuit of Freedom -- Written by and on the Body: Racialization of Affects and Effects
Control code
1000133369
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9780812250060
Lccn
2017046033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 40028126652
  • 40028145164
System control number
(OCoLC)1000133369

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