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The Rise and Fall of the White Republic: Class Politics and Mass Culture in Nineteenth-Century America (Haymarket)

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In this acclaimed historical study, Alexander Saxton establishes the centrality of white racism to American politics and culture. Examining images of race at a popular level - from blackface minstrelsy to the construction of the Western hero, from grassroots political culture to dime novels - as well as the philosophical constructions of the political elite, it is a powerful and comprehensive account of the ideological forces at work in the formation of modern America.

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In this historical study, Saxton asks why white racism remained an idealogical force in America long after the need to justify slavery and Western conquest had disappeared. It examines images of race at a popular level, from blackfaced minstrels to dime novels.

Synopsis:

Saxton asks why white racism remained an ideological force in America long after the need to justify slavery and Western conquest had disappeared.

About the Author

Alexander Saxton is Professor of History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the author of The Indispensable Enemy: Labor and the Anti-Chinese Movement in California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859844670
Subtitle:
Class Politics and Mass Culture in 19th Century America
Foreword:
Roediger, David R.
Foreword by:
Roediger, David R.
Foreword:
Roediger, David R.
Author:
Roediger, David R.
Author:
Saxton, Alexander
Author:
Sprinker, Michael
Author:
Davis, Mike
Publisher:
Verso
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
United States Race relations.
Subject:
Political culture -- United States -- History.
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New
Edition Description:
New Edition
Series:
Haymarket Series
Publication Date:
20030717
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6 x 1.2 in 1.36 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
History and Social Science » US History » 1860 to 1920
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

The Rise and Fall of the White Republic: Class Politics and Mass Culture in Nineteenth-Century America (Haymarket)
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"Synopsis" by , In this historical study, Saxton asks why white racism remained an idealogical force in America long after the need to justify slavery and Western conquest had disappeared. It examines images of race at a popular level, from blackfaced minstrels to dime novels.
"Synopsis" by , Saxton asks why white racism remained an ideological force in America long after the need to justify slavery and Western conquest had disappeared.
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