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Embodying American slavery in contemporary culture / Lisa Woolfork.

Author/Creator:
Woolfork, Lisa, 1970-
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Slavery -- Social aspects -- United States.
Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Psychic trauma -- Social aspects -- United States.
Popular culture -- United States.
Human body in popular culture.
Slavery in literature.
Slavery in motion pictures.
Historical reenactments -- United States.
United States -- Intellectual life.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-.
Contents:
Trauma and time travel
Touching scars, touching slavery : trauma, quilting, and bodily epistemology
Teach you a lesson, boy : endangered Black male teens meet the slave past
Slave tourism and rememory
Ritual reenactments
Historical reenactments.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-221) and index.
ISBN:
9780252033902 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252033906 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
213846158
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