Stormy Weather : Middle-class African American Marriages Between the Two World Wars
By: Curwood, Anastasia.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2010Description: 1 online resource (213 p.).ISBN: 9780807868386.Subject(s): African American families | African Americans -- Marriage | United States -- History -- 1919-1933Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Stormy Weather : Middle-class African American Marriages Between the Two World WarsDDC classification: 305.896/073 | 305.896073 LOC classification: E185.86 .C987 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 FROM UPLIFT TO NEW NEGRO MARRIAGES: Changing Ideals of Sexuality and Activism in African American Marriages, 1890-1940; 2 NEW NEGRO HUSBANDS; 3 NEW NEGRO WIVES; 4 THE EVERYDAY CHALLENGES OF UPWARD MOBILITY: Class Identity and Married Couples; 5 LOVE AND TROUBLE IN INTERWAR MARRIAGES; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; R; S; T; W
The so-called New Negroes of the period between World Wars I and II embodied a new sense of racial pride and upward mobility for the race. Many of them thought that relationships between spouses could be a crucial factor in realizing this dream. But there was little agreement about how spousal relationships should actually function in an ideal New Negro marriage. Shedding light on an often-overlooked aspect of African American social history, Anastasia Curwood explores the public and private negotiations over gender relationships inside marriage that consumed upwardly mobile black Americans be
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