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The amalgamation waltz : race, performance, and the ruses of memory / Tavia Nyong'o.

Author/Creator:
Ochieng' Nyongó, Tavia Amolo.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
230 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- Race relations.
Miscegenation -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- History.
Racially mixed people -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
Performative (Philosophy)
Collective memory -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Nationalism -- United States -- History.
National characteristics, American -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: Antebellum genealogies of the hybrid future
The mirror of liberty : constituent power and the American mongrel
In night's eye : amalgamation, respectability, and shame
Minstrel trouble : racial travesty in the circum-Atlantic fold
Carnivalizing time : decoding the racial past in art and installation
Conclusion: Mongrel pasts, hybrid futures.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-220) and index.
ISBN:
9780816656127 (hc : alk. paper)
0816656126 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816656134 (pb : alk. paper)
0816656134 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
286478365
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