Interracial intimacies : an examination of powerful men and their relationships across the color line / Earl Smith, Angela J. Hattery

Author(s): Smith, Earl, 1946-
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Subjects: Race relations--United States--History
Group identity--United States--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2009
LC Classification: H, HT
Physical Description: xi, 131 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction 3
Ch. 2. Mildred and Richard Loving: The Case That Changed American Interracial Marriage Laws 11
Ch. 3. Thomas Jefferson: Father of Democracy and Racial Ideology 19
Ch. 4. George Washington: Founding Father of the United States, Father of a Slave? 35
Ch. 5. Richard Mentor Johnson: The Interracial "Marriage" of the Vice-President 43
Ch. 6. Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist and Feminist, "Walking the Walk" 49
Ch. 7. Clarence Thomas, "Protector" of Civil Rights in the 21st Century 59
Ch. 8. William and Janet Langhart Cohen: Love in Black and White 77
Ch. 9. Strom Thurmond, Segregationist and Father of a "Black" Daughter 93
Ch. 10. Conclusion: What Lessons Can We Draw? 113
Bibliography 121
Index 129
Additional Authors: Hattery, Angela
Notes: LCCN: 2009017894
ISBN: 9781594604966 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1594604967 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Mildred and Richard loving : the case that changed American interracial marriage laws -- Thomas Jefferson : father of democracy and racial ideology -- George Washington : founding father of the United States, father of a slave? -- Richard Mentor Johnson : the interracial "marriage" of the vice-president -- Frederick Douglass : abolitionist and feminist, "walking the walk" -- Clarence Thomas, "protector" of civil rights in the 21st century -- William and Janet Langhart Cohen : love in black and white -- Strom Thurmond, segregationist and father of a "black" daughter -- Conclusion : what lessons can we draw?
OCLC Number: 361952638
ISBN/ISSN: 9781594604966