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The Resource Whitewashing America : material culture and race in the antebellum imagination, Bridget T. Heneghan

Whitewashing America : material culture and race in the antebellum imagination, Bridget T. Heneghan

Label
Whitewashing America : material culture and race in the antebellum imagination
Title
Whitewashing America
Title remainder
material culture and race in the antebellum imagination
Statement of responsibility
Bridget T. Heneghan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Literary criticism -- American history --> Even before mass marketing, American consumers bought products that gentrified their households and broadcast their sense of "the good things in life." Bridging literary scholarship, archaeology, history, and art history, Whitewashing America: Material Culture and Race in the Antebellum Imagination explores how material goods shaped antebellum notions of race, class, gender, and purity. From the Revolutionary War until the Civil War, American consumers increasingly sought white-colored goods. Whites preferred mass-produced and specialized produc
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heneghan, Bridget T
Dewey number
813.009/355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.R32
LC item number
H465 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Race in literature
  • American literature
  • Material culture
  • Human skin color in literature
  • Material culture in literature
  • Segregation in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • Racism in literature
  • White in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • American literature
  • Human skin color in literature
  • Material culture
  • Material culture in literature
  • Race in literature
  • Racism in literature
  • Segregation in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • White in literature
  • United States
Label
Whitewashing America : material culture and race in the antebellum imagination, Bridget T. Heneghan
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-198) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pot calling the kettle : white goods and the construction of race in antebellum America -- Living on white bread : class considerations and the refinement of whiteness -- Unmentionable things unmentioned : constructing femininity with white things -- See Spot run : white things in the rhetoric of racial, moral, and hygienic purity
Control code
62256919
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 204 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423731986
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kk1nq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62256919
Label
Whitewashing America : material culture and race in the antebellum imagination, Bridget T. Heneghan
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-198) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pot calling the kettle : white goods and the construction of race in antebellum America -- Living on white bread : class considerations and the refinement of whiteness -- Unmentionable things unmentioned : constructing femininity with white things -- See Spot run : white things in the rhetoric of racial, moral, and hygienic purity
Control code
62256919
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvii, 204 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423731986
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kk1nq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)62256919

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