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Honor bound : race and shame in America / David Leverenz.

Leverenz, David. (Author).
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Robertson Library E184.A1L466 2012 STACKS Available -
Subject: Racism > United States > History.
National characteristics, American > History.
Political culture > United States > History.
Shame > United States.
Honor > United States.
Social values > United States.
Race in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Literature and society > United States > History.
Subject (Geographic): United States > Race relations > History.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780813552705 (Paper)
  • ISBN: 0813552702 (Paper)
  • Physical Description: x, 278 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Fear, Honor, and Racial Shaming -- Overview -- Hardball versus Eric Holder -- Fear, Honor, and Fictions of Race -- Racial Shaming -- Slavery Still Matters -- 2. How Does it Feel to Be a Problem? -- How White Shaming Worked -- Two Explanations -- Fear and Honor -- Shaming and Civil Rights -- 3. Honor Bound -- Honor-Shame Societies -- Tocqueville on American Honor -- When Horror Turned White -- “The Souls of White Folk” -- 4. Four Novels -- Toward Freedom? -- The Scarlet Letter -- Honor and Shame From Huck to Humbert -- Challenging White Honor -- 5. Two Wars -- Humiliation and American Wars -- The Barbary of Pirates, 1783-1815 -- The Clash of Civilizations -- The Second Iraq War, 2003-? -- 6. The 2008 Campaign -- John McCain’s Lineage -- The 2008 Presidential Campaign -- Honor Unbound -- 7. To the Tea Party-and Beyond? -- The Tea Party -- “You Lie!” -- The Drumbeat of Public Shaming -- The Gates Arrest.

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