The Resource Standards of value : money, race, and literature in America, by Michael Germana

Standards of value : money, race, and literature in America, by Michael Germana

Label
Standards of value : money, race, and literature in America
Title
Standards of value
Title remainder
money, race, and literature in America
Statement of responsibility
by Michael Germana
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Standards of Value, Michael Germana reveals how tectonic shifts in U.S. monetary policy & mdash;from the Coinage Act of 1834 to the abolition of the domestic gold standard in 1933-34,correspond to strategic changes by American writers who renegotiated the value of racial difference. Populating the pages of this bold and innovative study are authors as varied as Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Washington Cable, Charles Chesnutt, James Weldon Johnson, Nella Larsen, Jessie Redmon Fauset, and Ralph Ellison, all of whom drew analogies between the form Americans thought the nation's money should take
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
813/.009/355
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.M54
LC item number
G47 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Standards of value : money, race, and literature in America, by Michael Germana
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-184) 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
Jacksonian abolitionism: money, minstrelsy, and "Uncle Tom's cabin" -- Real change: George Washington Cable's "The grandissimes" and the crime of '73 -- The gold standard of the passing novel: exploring the limits of strategic essentialism -- Black is-- an' Black ain't: "Invisible man" and the fiat of race
Control code
ocn646846744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 190 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587298936
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25651985
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646846744
  • pebcs1587298937

Library Locations

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