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Author McElya, Micki, 1972-

Title Clinging to mammy : the faithful slave in twentieth-century America / Micki McElya
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (322 pages)
Contents Introduction : The faithful slave -- The life of "Aunt Jemima" -- Anxious performances -- The line between mother and mammy -- Monumental power -- The violence of affection -- Confronting the mammy problem -- Epilogue : Recasting the faithful slave
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-304) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Jemima, Aunt.
African American women in popular culture -- History -- 20th century.
African American women -- History.
African Americans in popular culture -- History -- 20th century.
Racism in popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Slavery -- United States -- History.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in advertising -- United States.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) -- United States.
Women slaves -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007001231
ISBN 0674040791 (electronic bk.)
9780674040793 (electronic bk.)