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010    2017954709 
020    9780300223989|c(hardcover) 
020    0300223986|c(hardcover) 
035    (OCoLC)1021040585 
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100 1  Walker, Anders,|eauthor. 
245 14 The burning house :|bJim Crow and the making of modern 
       America /|cAnders Walker. 
264  1 New Haven ;|aLondon :|bYale University Press,|c[2018] 
264  4 |c©2018 
300    xi, 290 pages ;|c25 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-286) and 
505 00 |gIntroduction --|g1.|tThe briar patch --|g2.|tThe white 
       mare --|g3.|tInner conflict --|g4.|tInvisible man --|g5.
       |tThe color curtain --|g6.|tIntruder in the dust --|g7.
       |tFire next time --|g8.|tEverything that rises must 
       converge --|g9.|tWho speaks for the Negro? --|g10.|tThe 
       demonstrators --|g11.|tMockingbirds --|g12.|tThe cantos --
       |g13.|tRegents v. Bakke --|g14.|tThe last lynching --|g15.
       |tBeyond the peacock --|g16.|tMissouri v. Jenkins --
520    "In this dramatic reexamination of the Jim Crow South, 
       Anders Walker demonstrates that racial segregation 
       fostered not simply terror and violence, but also 
       diversity, one of our most celebrated ideals. He 
       investigates how prominent intellectuals like Robert Penn 
       Warren, James Baldwin, Eudora Welty, Ralph Ellison, 
       Flannery O'Connor, and Zora Neale Hurston found pluralism 
       in Jim Crow, a legal system that created two worlds, each 
       with its own institutions, traditions, even cultures. The 
       intellectuals discussed in this book all agreed that black
       culture was resilient, creative, and profound, brutally 
       honest in its assessment of American history. By contrast,
       James Baldwin likened White culture to a "burning house," 
       a frightening place that endorsed racism and violence to 
       maintain dominance. Why should Black Americans exchange 
       their experience for that? Southern whites, meanwhile, saw
       themselves preserving a rich cultural landscape against 
       the onslaught of mass culture and federal power, a project
       carried to the highest levels of American law by Supreme 
       Court justice and Virginia native Lewis F. Powell, Jr. 
       Anders Walker shows how a generation of scholars and 
       judges has misinterpreted Powell's definition of diversity
       in the landmark case Regents v. Bakke, forgetting its 
       Southern origins and weakening it in the process. By 
       resituating the decision in the context of Southern 
       intellectual history, Walker places diversity on a new 
       footing, independent of affirmative action but also free 
       from the constraints currently placed on it by the Supreme
       Court. With great clarity and insight, he offers a new 
       lens through which to understand the history of civil 
       rights in the United States"--Publisher's description 
648  7 1900-1999|2fast 
650  0 African Americans|xSegregation|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  0 African Americans|xCivil rights|xHistory|y20th century. 
650  7 African Americans|xCivil rights.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00799575
650  7 African Americans|xSegregation.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00799695 
650  7 Race relations.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01086509 
651  0 United States|xRace relations|xHistory|y20th century. 
651  0 Southern States|xRace relations|xHistory|y20th century. 
651  7 Southern States.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01244550 
651  7 United States.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01204155 
655  7 History.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01411628 
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948    LTI 09-06-2018 
948    MARS 
994    C0|bBKL 
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