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

Black legacies : race and the European Middle Ages, Lynn T. Ramey, (electronic resource)

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
Subject
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ramey, Lynn Tarte
Dewey number
305.8009409/02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Blacks
  • Intercultural communication
  • Social history
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Racism
  • Blacks in art
  • Europe
  • Europe
Label
Black legacies : race and the European Middle Ages, Lynn T. Ramey, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-165) and index
Color
multicolored
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
9780813055046
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894025406
Label
Black legacies : race and the European Middle Ages, Lynn T. Ramey, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-165) and index
Color
multicolored
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
9780813055046
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894025406

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