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Ceramic uncles & celluloid mammies : Black images and their influence on culture

Author: Patricia A Turner
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A study by an African-American studies scholar notes stereotyping objects in popular culture that depict blacks as servile, primitive, or simpleminded and explains how the subtle influences of such seemingly harmless images reinforce antiblack attitudes.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Turner, Patricia A. (Patricia Ann), 1955-
Ceramic uncles & celluloid mammies.
New York : Anchor Books, ©1994
(OCoLC)619278988
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia A Turner
ISBN: 0385467842 9780385467841
OCLC Number: 29023592
Description: xvi, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Insidious iconography. Contemptible collectibles --
Alligator bait --
Back to the kitchen --
pt. II. Blemished depictions. The troping of Uncle Tom --
Jacksonalia --
Everything is not satisfactual --
In search of the young, gifted, and black --
Ethnic aliens --
Distorted soundtracks --
From real blacks to reel blacks --
Of primates, porters, and potables: images of Africa on screen --
From Homer to hoke: a small step for African-American mankind.
Other Titles: Ceramic uncles and celluloid mammies.
Responsibility: Patricia A. Turner.
Local System Bib Number:
171682

Abstract:

A study by an African-American studies scholar notes stereotyping objects in popular culture that depict blacks as servile, primitive, or simpleminded and explains how the subtle influences of such seemingly harmless images reinforce antiblack attitudes.
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