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Clinging to Mammy

The Faithful Slave in Twentieth-Century America

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HARDCOVER

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674024335

Publication Date: 10/31/2007

Short

336 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

16 halftones

World

  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction: The Faithful Slave
  • 1. The Life of “Aunt Jemima”
  • 2. Anxious Performances
  • 3. The Line between Mother and Mammy
  • 4. Monumental Power
  • 5. The Violence of Affection
  • 6. Confronting the Mammy Problem
  • Epilogue: Recasting the Faithful Slave
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2007 Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights
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