Gender and Race in American History
Contributors: Deborah Gray White, Michele Mitchell, Vivian May, Carol MoseleyBraun, Rashauna Johnson, Hélène Quanquin, Kendra Taira Field, Michelle Kuhl, Meredith Clark-Wiltz. Carol Faulkner is Associate Professor and Chair of History at Syracuse University.
Alison M. Parker is Professor and Chairof the History Department at SUNY College at Brockport.
Historicizing Intersectionality as a Critical Lens: Returning to the Work of Anna Julia Cooper
"Laissez les bons temps rouler!" and Other Concealments: Households, Taverns, and Irregular Intimacies in Antebellum New Orleans
"There Are Two Great Oceans": The Slavery Metaphor in the Antebellum Women's Rights Discourse as Redescription of Race and Gender
"Grandpa Brown Didn't Have No Land": Race, Gender, and an Intruder of Color in Indian Territory
Countable Bodies, Uncountable Crimes: Sexual Assault and the Antilynching Movement
Persecuting Black Men and Gendering Jury Service: The Interplay between Race and Gender in the NAACP Jury Service Cases of the 1930s
A "Corrupting Influence": Idleness and Sexuality during the Great Depression
What Women Want: The Paradoxes of Postmodernity as Seen through Promise Keeper and Million Man March Women
Epilogue: Gender and Race as Cultural Barriers to Black Women in Politics
List of Contributors
"This timely collection of essays addresses a critical shortcoming in both feminist scholarship and scholarship on race, namely, a failure to apply intersectionality theory comprehensively. The conception of this collection, as well as the integrity of its central theoretic concern, marks an important intervention. --Katherine Mellen Charron, author of Freedom's Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark" .
"All the chapters are thoroughly researched, well written, and carefully situated in relevant historiography. . . . If this is any indication of what the editors at the press have in mind for the future [of this new series], then readers and scholars of US history have a great deal to look forward to." Louise Newman, JOURNAL OF AMERICAN HISTORY
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