One nation, one blood : interracial marriage in American fiction, scandal, and law, 1820-1870 / Karen Woods Weierman

Author(s): Weierman, Karen Woods, 1971-
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Subjects: American fiction--19th century--History and criticism
Marriage in literature
Interracial marriage--Law and legislation--United States--History--19th century
Interracial marriage--United States--History--19th century
Scandals--United States--History--19th century
Interracial marriage in literature
Married people in literature
Race relations in literature
Racism in literature
Race in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2005
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: x, 214 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction : narratives of disruption 3
Pt. I. Indian-white marriages
1. "How our ladies marry Indian men" : the closing of the Foreign Mission School in Cornwall, Connecticut 11
2. A "wicked and mischievous connection" : the origins and development of Indian-white miscegenation law 34
3. Remembering and removing the Indian : Indian-white marriages in Sedgwick, Cooper, and Child 62
Pt. II. Black-white marriages
4. "Amalgamation college" : intermarriage and abolitionism at New York Central College 101
5. "For the better government of servants and slaves" : the development of the law of slavery and miscegenation 125
6. Abolitionists and intermarriage : the interracial marriage question in Child, Webb, and Harper 145
Epilogue : into the post-Loving era 171
Notes: LCCN: 2004026483
ISBN: 1558494839 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-205) and index
OCLC Number: 56956099
ISBN/ISSN: 1558494839