Children of perdition : Melungeons and the struggle of mixed America / by Tim Hashaw

Author(s): Hashaw, Tim, 1954-
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Subjects: Melungeons--History
Melungeons--Race identity
Melungeons--Genealogy
Racism--United States--History
United States--Race relations--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, 2006
Series: The Melungeons
Melungeons (Series)
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: viii, 182 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Pt. 1. Melungia 1
1. A mysterious people 2
2. The first mixed generation 17
3. Revolutionary struggles 30
4. Civil War struggles 47
5. Jim Crow struggles 56
Pt. 2. Children of perdition 73
6. Mythic origins 74
7. Development of modern racism 95
8. Scapegoating 106
9. Race science and race politics 117
10. World War II and the Nazis 135
11. Complexities of complexions 161
Notes: LCCN: 2006001474
ISBN: 0881460133 (hardback : alk. paper)
EAN: 9780881460131
Includes bibliographical references (p. [168]-170) and index
Contents: A mysterious people -- The first mixed generation -- Revolutionary struggles -- Civil War struggles -- Jim Crow struggles -- Mythic origins -- Development of modern racism -- Scapegoating -- Race science and race politics -- World War II and the Nazis -- Complexities of complexions
OCLC Number: 63244779
ISBN/ISSN: 0881460133
9780881460131