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Technology and the logic of American racism [electronic resource] : a cultural history of the body as evidence / Sarah E. Chinn.

By: Chinn, Sarah E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Critical research in material culture: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 233 p.).ISBN: 9781847143570 (electronic bk.); 1847143571 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Race relations | Race awareness -- United States -- History | Racism -- United States -- History | Human body -- Social aspects -- United States -- History | Human body -- Symbolic aspects -- United States -- History | African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History | Technology -- Social aspects -- United States -- History | Race awareness in literature | African Americans in literature | African Americans | Body, Human | Race awareness | Racism | Technology | Conscience de race -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Racisme -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Corps humain -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Corps humain -- Aspect symbolique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Noirs am�ericains -- Droit -- Histoire | Technologie -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Conscience de race dans la litt�erature | Noirs am�ericains dans la litt�erature | �Etats-Unis -- Relations raciales | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Technology and the logic of American racism.DDC classification: 305.8/00973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Theorizing the body as evidence -- A show of hands: establishing identity in Mark Twain's The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson -- Fixing identity: reading skin, seeing race -- "Liberty's life stream": blood, race, and citizenship in World War II -- Reading the "book of life": DNA and the meanings of identity -- Epilogue: future bodies, present selves.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-225) and index.

Theorizing the body as evidence -- A show of hands: establishing identity in Mark Twain's The tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson -- Fixing identity: reading skin, seeing race -- "Liberty's life stream": blood, race, and citizenship in World War II -- Reading the "book of life": DNA and the meanings of identity -- Epilogue: future bodies, present selves.

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Technology and the logic of American racism by Chinn, Sarah E. ©2000
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