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Lynn T. Ramey

Black Legacies

Race and the European Middle Ages

€ 79.15


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



Taal / Language : English

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Hardback
176 pagina's
Januari 2014
395 gram
236 x 161 x 16 mm
Univ Pr of Florida us


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