What comes naturally : miscegenation law and the making of race in America / Peggy Pascoe

Author(s): Pascoe, Peggy
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Subjects: Racially mixed people--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States--History
Miscegenation--United States--History
Interracial marriage--United States--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
LC Classification: K, KF
Physical Description: 404 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Engendering miscegenation 17
2. Sexualizing miscegenation law 47
3. Configuring race in the American West 77
4. The facts of race in the courtroom 109
5. Seeing like a racial state 131
6. Between a rock and a hard place 163
7. Interracial marriage as a natural right 205
8. Interracial marriage as a civil right 246
9. Lionizing Loving 287
Conclusion. The ghost of the past 307
Acknowledgments 315
Abbreviations 319
Notes 323
Index 391
Notes: LCCN: 2008018035
ISBN: 9780195094633 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0195094638 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-389) and index
Contents: Maps -- Introduction -- pt. I. Miscegenation law and constitutional equality, 1863-1900 -- 1. Engendering miscegenation -- 2. Sexualizing miscegenation law -- pt. II. Miscegenation law and race classification, 1860-1948 -- 3. Configuring race in the American West -- 4. The facts of race in the courtroom -- 5. Seeing like a racial state -- pt. III. Miscegenation law and its opponents, 1913-1967 -- 6. Between a rock and a hard place -- 7. Interracial marriage as a natural right -- 8. Interracial marriage as a civil right -- pt. IV. The politics of colorblindness, 1967-2000 -- 9. Lionizing Loving -- Conclusion : the ghost of the past -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Index
OCLC Number: 221155113
ISBN/ISSN: 9780195094633
0195094638