Clinging to mammy : the faithful slave in twentieth-century America / Micki McElya
- McElya, Micki, 1972-
- Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
- Physical Description:
- 322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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- 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.
- Jemima, Aunt
- African American women—History
- Racism in popular culture—United States—History—20th century
- Stereotypes (Social psychology)—United States
- Stereotypes (Social psychology) in advertising—United States
- African American women in popular culture—History—20th century
- African Americans in popular culture—History—20th century
- Women slaves—United States—History
- Slavery—United States—History
- United States—Race relations—History—20th century
- 9780674024335 (alk. paper)
0674024338 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -304) and index.
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