Sex, Love, Race: Crossing Boundaries in North American History

Since pre colonial days, America has been both torn apart and united by love, sex, and marriage across racial boundaries Whether motivated by violent conquest, economics, lust, or love, such unions have disturbed some of America s most sacred beliefs and prejudices.Sex, Love, Race provides a historical foundation for contemporary discussions of sex across racial lines, whSince pre colonial days, America has been both torn apart and united by love, sex, and marriage across racial boundaries Whether motivated by violent conquest, economics, lust, or love, such unions have disturbed some of America s most sacred beliefs and prejudices.Sex, Love, Race provides a historical foundation for contemporary discussions of sex across racial lines, which, despite the numbers of interracial marriages and multiracial children, remains a controversial issue today The first historical anthology to focus solely and widely on the subject, Sex, Love, Race gathers new essays by both younger and well known scholars which probe why and how the specter of sex across racial boundaries has so threatened Americans of all colors and classes.Traversing the whole of American history, from liaisons among Indians, Europeans, and Africans to twentieth century social scientists fascination with sex between Orientals and whites, the essays cover a range of regions, races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations In so doing, Sex, Love, Race, sketches a larger portrait of the overlapping construction of racial, ethnic, and sexual identities in America.
Sex Love Race Crossing Boundaries in North American History Since pre colonial days America has been both torn apart and united by love sex and marriage across racial boundaries Whether motivated by violent conquest economics lust or love such unions ha

  • Title: Sex, Love, Race: Crossing Boundaries in North American History
  • Author: Martha Hodes
  • ISBN: 9780814735572
  • Page: 248
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. This book is one of the required texts for Honors 3993: Sex, Love and Race in American Life and Culture.

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