Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular Culture.
By: Roth, Sarah N.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (332 p.).ISBN: 9781316008836.Subject(s): African American men -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century | African American men in literature | African Americans in popular culture -- History -- 19th century | Masculinity in literature | Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Race in literature | Slavery in literature | United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | Women, White -- United States -- Attitudes -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender and Race in Antebellum Popular CultureDDC classification: 305.800973 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Cover; Half-title; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; List of tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 "The Old Child and the Young One"; 2 "More Terrible Than the Uncaged Hyena"; 3 "How a Slave Was Made a Man"; 4 "Patient Sufferer, Gentle Martyr"; 5 Impotent Rebels, Heroes, and Martyrs; 6 "An Intrepid, Dauntless Heroine"; 7 "We Have Struck for Our Freedom"; 8 "Victory!"; Epilogue; Bibliography; Secondary Sources; Primary Sources; Index
Argues that white women, as creators and consumers of popular culture media, played a pivotal role in the demasculinization of black men during the antebellum period.