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Reconsidering roots : race, politics, and memory / edited by Erica L. Ball and Kellie Carter Jackson.

Publication:
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 211 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Since 1970.
Since 1970: Histories of contemporary America
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Subjects:
Roots (Television program : 1977).
Slavery on television.
African Americans on television.
Racism on television.
Race on television.
Contents:
Foreword / by Henry Louis Gates Jr
Introduction / Erica L. Ball and Kellie Carter Jackson
Rethinking the context. Roots, the legacy of slavery, and civil rights backlash in 1970s America / Clare Corbould
The politics of plagiarism: Roots, Margaret Walker, and Alex Haley / Tyler D. Parry
"My furthest-back person": black genealogy before and after Roots / Francesca Morgan
Rereading roots. Roots of violence: race, power, and manhood in Roots / Delia Mellis
The roots of African American labor struggles: reading Roots and Backstairs at the White House in a 1970s storytelling tradition / Elise Chatelain
Letting America off the hook: Roots, Django unchained, and the divided white self / Richard King and David J. Leonard
The black military image in Roots: the next generations / Robert K. Chester
Rerouting Roots. The same, but a step removed: aspects of the British reception of Roots / Martin Stollery
Re-rooting Roots: the South African perspective / Norvella P. Carter, Warren Chalklen, and Bhekuyise Zungu
One man's quest: Chiang Ssu-chang, Roots, and the mainlander homebound movement in Taiwan / Dominic Meng-hsuan Yang.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Ball, Erica, editor.
Jackson, Kellie Carter, editor.
Sabin W. Colton, Jr., Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780820350837
0820350834
9780820350820
0820350826
9780820350844
OCLC:
960030949