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Delia's tears : race, science, and photography in nineteenth-century America / Molly Rogers.

Author/Creator:
Rogers, Molly, 1967-
Publication:
New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, [1], 350, [4] pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Slaves -- South Carolina -- Columbia Region -- Pictorial works.
Slaves -- South Carolina -- Columbia Region -- Biography.
Photography -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Photography -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 -- Political and social views.
Racism in anthropology -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Unitd States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Connecticut New Haven.
Contents:
Part One. Introduction: Discovery; A Dam'd Poor Town; Cotton; Transformation; Humbug; The Big Fish; Truth Before All
Part Two. Storm, Blood, and Fire; A Positive Good; Niggerology; Opposite Views; Investigation; Evidence; Scientific Moonshine; Epilogue: Revolution.
Notes:
Designed by Mary Valencia.
Set in Minion type by Integrated Publishing Solutions.
Jacket illustration: Joseph T. Zealy, Delia, Country born of African parents, daughter of Renty, Congo, quarter-plate daguerrotype, 1850 ...
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has dust jacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2010
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780300115482 (clothbound : alk. paper)
0300115482 (clothbound : alk. paper)
OCLC:
449853551