Item description for Affect and Power: Essays on Sex, Slavery, Race and Religion by David J. Libby, Paul R. Spickard, Susan Ditto, Charles Joyner & Sheila L. Skemp...
In 1968, Winthrop D. Jordan published his groundbreaking work White Over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812 and opened up new avenues for thinking about sex, slavery, race, and religion in American culture. Over the course of a forty-year career at the University of California and the University of Mississippi, he continued to write about these issues and to train others to think in new ways about interactions of race, gender, faith, and power.
Written by former students of Jordan, these essays are a tribute to the career of one of America's great thinkers and perhaps the most influential American historian of his generation. The book visits historical locales from Puritan New England and French Louisiana to nineteenth-century New York and Mississippi, all the way to Harlem swing clubs and college campuses in the twentieth century. In the process, authors listen to the voices of abolitionists and white supremacists, preachers and politicos, white farm women and bla
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.84 lbs.
Release Date Mar 24, 2005
Publisher University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 1934110337 ISBN13 9781934110331
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More About David J. Libby, Paul R. Spickard, Susan Ditto, Charles Joyner & Sheila L. Skemp
Libby is an independent scholar. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.
David J. Libby currently resides in San Antonio, in the state of Texas. David J. Libby was born in 1969.