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Making Marriage Modern: Women's Sexuality from the Progressive Era to World War II

Christina Simmons

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195064117
eISBN:
9780199869565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064117.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

As a modern female style undermined a Victorian motherhood‐centered ideal, whites and African Americans debated conceptions of women's sexuality and marriage. In the 1910s social hygiene reformers ... More


“Let’s Do Away with Walls!”: The AFSC’s Interracial Section and Race Work in the United States, 1924–1929

Allan W. Austin

in Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037047
eISBN:
9780252094156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037047.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter illustrates the American Friends Service Committee's (AFSC) early efforts to promote interracial relations, thereby setting the stage for later AFSC activism. Connecting interracial ... More


Love across the Color Line: The Limits of German and American Democracy, 1945–1968

Maria Höhn

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

Recent research on the American military occupation in West Germany has addressed issues of gender and race by exploring the African American GIs’ sexual relationships with German women. This chapter ... More


False Racial Symmetries in Far From Heaven and Elsewhere

Lawrence Blum

in Understanding Love: Philosophy, Film, and Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195384512
eISBN:
9780199350452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384512.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

A familiar trope in many Hollywood films dealing with race is a symmetry between white and black with respect to some aspect of racism—both blacks and whites are shown to be prejudiced, or ... More


The Sexual Politics of Race and Gender Mary Musgrove and the Georgia Trustees

Michele Gillespie

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Mary Musgrove, the adult daughter of a Tuckabachee Creek woman and a white Carolina trader, was insulted at her exclusion in a meeting at the Savannah. She was the progeny of an interracial sexual ... More


Haunted Legacies: Interracial Secrets From the Diary of Sally Hemings

Naomi André

in Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041921
eISBN:
9780252050619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041921.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter examines the song cycle (also thought of as a monodrama or solo opera) by composer William Bolcom and playwright/librettist Sandra Seaton, From the Diary of Sally Hemings. The chapter ... More


Intercolor Couples and Mixed-Color Families in a Mixed-Race Society

Christina A. Sue

in Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the perspectives and experiences of individuals engaged in inter-color relationships and members of mixed-color families. It interrogates the government, scholarly, and ... More


Abandoned into Prosperity:: Women on the Fringe of Expatriate Society

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines women from the Portuguese colony of Macao who inherited property under the protection of British law. It traces the case of Ng Akew in the mid-nineteenth century, a Dan woman in ... More


Expulsion, Enslavement, and Ties across the Color Line

Emily West

in Family or Freedom: People of Color in the Antebellum South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136929
eISBN:
9780813141350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136929.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter five continues this emphasis upon personal relationships by offering hypotheses about why apparently single women might request bondage. It explores cases where enslavement petitions ... More


Inheritance, Family, and Mixed-Race Jamaicans, 1700–1761

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter evaluates the evolving legal and cultural standing of elite mixed-race Jamaicans in the first half of the eighteenth century. It describes why so many interracial families formed on the ... More


Aliens: The Interracial Family in

Leilani Nishime

in Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038075
eISBN:
9780252095344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038075.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the visual exclusion of multiracial Asians. It also looks at television and film's overt use of multiracial tropes to signal utopic/dystopic futures. The science-fiction ... More


A Wide-Open Town?: White and Heterosexual Supremacy in Permissive San Francisco

Amy Sueyoshi

in Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041785
eISBN:
9780252050268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041785.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter interrogates San Francisco’s mythical reputation as a town where “anything goes.” Pairings of men of color with white women occurred in the city press without the violent rage that it ... More


Identity Shifts, Recognition, and Intersectionality in Trans Partnerships and Families

Carla A. Pfeffer

in Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199908059
eISBN:
9780190656355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199908059.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter grapples with the various ways in which partnering with someone who is transgender-identified upon first meeting, or who engages in gender transition over the course of the relationship, ... More


Animated Interracial Romantic Fantasies: Japanese Male and Non-Japanese Female Characters

Joon Yang Kim

in Japanese Animation: East Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617038099
eISBN:
9781621039594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038099.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Japanese animation has featured romantic relationships between Japanese men and non-Japanese women, with the male character given a Japanese identity and his heterosexual partner presented as a ... More


Imperial Pressures, 1800–1812

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter chronicles the institutional pressures put on mixed-race migrants in the first decade of the nineteenth century. Although families continued to assist relatives of color—which included ... More


Prologue

Angela Pulley Hudson

in Real Native Genius: How an Ex-Slave and a White Mormon Became Famous Indians

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624433
eISBN:
9781469624457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624433.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This prologue briefly examines the lives of Okah Tubbee and Laah Ceil. Born as Warner McCary and Lucile (Lucy) Celesta Stanton, respectively, together they crafted an elaborate traveling Indian act ... More


Tales of Two Families, 1793–1800

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the experiences of mixed-race migrants competing with legitimate relatives in Britain. In particular, it examines a number of inheritance lawsuits between Jamaicans of color in ... More


Early Abolitionism and Mixed-Race Migration into Britain, 1762–1778

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how the demographic debates over interracial relationships in Jamaica, outlined in Chapter 1, became relevant in Britain in the 1760s and 1770s. The arrival into Britain of ... More


Abolition, Revolution, and Migration, 1788–1793

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the early years of the popular movement to abolish the slave trade and its effects on perceptions of mixed-race Jamaicans in Britain. It documents a number of cases of ... More


Exploding Hitler and Americanizing Germany: Occupying “Black” Bodies and Postwar Desire

Damani Partridge

in Germans and African Americans: Two Centuries of Exchange

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737844
eISBN:
9781604737851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737844.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the psychological and sociopolitical aspects of interracial relationships in postwar Germany by focusing on the figure of the “African American” GI in film, in popular culture, ... More


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