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Whitewashing America

material culture and race in the antebellum imagination

by Bridget T. Heneghan

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Race in literature.,
    • American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Material culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Human skin color in literature.,
    • Material culture in literature.,
    • Segregation in literature.,
    • Slavery in literature.,
    • Racism in literature.,
    • White in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-198) and index.

      StatementBridget T. Heneghan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.R32 H465 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 204 p. :
      Number of Pages204
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3672157M
      ISBN 101578065852
      LC Control Number2003002247

        Whitewashing In American Society The culture of another country being used as a backdrop for a white woman is SO problematic in so many different ways. A term that Norman “Nick” likes to throw on the Ray Naker, not sure why but he keeps trying to blast Ray for being white washed and showing that he has more culture than Ray.


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