Ceramic Uncles and Celluloid Mammies: Black Images and Their Influence on Culture

Ceramic Uncles and Celluloid Mammies: Black Images and Their Influence on Culture

by Patricia A. Turner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813921554

ISBN-13: 9780813921556

Pub. Date: 11/29/2002

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Exploring white American popular culture of the past century and a half, Turner details subtle and not-so-subtle negative tropes and images of black people, from Uncle Tom and Aunt Jemima to jokes about Michael Jackson and Jesse Jackson. She feels that far too little has changed in terms of white stereotyping and its negative effects.

University of Virginia

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Overview

Exploring white American popular culture of the past century and a half, Turner details subtle and not-so-subtle negative tropes and images of black people, from Uncle Tom and Aunt Jemima to jokes about Michael Jackson and Jesse Jackson. She feels that far too little has changed in terms of white stereotyping and its negative effects.

University of Virginia Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813921556
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
11/29/2002
Edition description:
1ST UNIVER
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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