The Resource Black legacies : race and the European Middle Ages, Lynn T. Ramey

Black legacies : race and the European Middle Ages, Lynn T. Ramey

Label
Black legacies : race and the European Middle Ages
Title
Black legacies
Title remainder
race and the European Middle Ages
Statement of responsibility
Lynn T. Ramey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Black Legacies looks at color-based prejudice in medieval and modern texts in order to reveal key similarities. Bringing far-removed time periods into startling conversation, this book argues that certain attitudes and practices present in Europe's Middle Ages were foundational in the development of the western concept of race. Using historical, literary, and artistic sources, Lynn Ramey shows that twelfth- and thirteenth-century discourse was preoccupied with skin color and the coding of black as "evil" and white as "good." Ramey demonstrates that fears of miscegenation show up in all medie
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
305.8009409/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D117
LC item number
.R36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Black legacies : race and the European Middle Ages, Lynn T. Ramey
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-165) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Remaking the Middle Ages -- Medieval race? -- Biblical race -- Medieval miscegenation and the literary imagination -- Mapping the monstrous: humaness in the age of discovery -- Conclusions: Medieval race and the "Golden Age."
Control code
ocn894025406
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 176 pages :)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813050478
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30924674
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)894025406
  • pebcs0813050472

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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