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The Resource White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America, Nancy Isenberg

White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America, Nancy Isenberg

Label
White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America
Title
White trash
Title remainder
the 400-year untold history of class in America
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Isenberg
Title variation
  • 400-year untold history of class in America
  • Four hundrd-year untold history of class in America
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isenberg, Nancy
Dewey number
305.50973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.S6
LC item number
I84 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social classes
  • Poor whites
  • Working class whites
  • Social classes
  • Poor whites
  • Working class whites
Label
White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America, Nancy Isenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fables we forget by -- To begin the world anew. Taking out the trash : waste people in the New World ; John Locke's Lubberland : the settlements of Carolina and Georgia ; Benjamin Franklin's American breed : the demographics of mediocrity ; Thomas Jefferson's rubbish : a curious topography of class ; Andrew Jackson's cracker country : the squatter as common man -- Degeneration of the American Breed. Pedigree and poor white trash : bad blood, half-breeds and clay-eaters ; Cowards, Poltroons, and mudsills : civil war as class warfare ; Thoroughbreds and scalawags : bloodlines and bastard stock in the age of eugenics ; Forgotten men and poor folk : downward mobility and the Great Depression ; The cult of the country boy : Elvis Presley, Andy Griffith, and LBJ's Great Society -- The white trash makeover. Redneck roots : Deliverance, Billy Beer, and Tammy Faye ; Outing Rednecks : slumming, Slick Willie, and Sarah Palin -- America's strange breed : the long legacy of white trash
Control code
sky280816827
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 460 pages
Isbn
9780670785971
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016016723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
ab 06/16, am 08/16 ; ak 11/16
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
White trash : the 400-year untold history of class in America, Nancy Isenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fables we forget by -- To begin the world anew. Taking out the trash : waste people in the New World ; John Locke's Lubberland : the settlements of Carolina and Georgia ; Benjamin Franklin's American breed : the demographics of mediocrity ; Thomas Jefferson's rubbish : a curious topography of class ; Andrew Jackson's cracker country : the squatter as common man -- Degeneration of the American Breed. Pedigree and poor white trash : bad blood, half-breeds and clay-eaters ; Cowards, Poltroons, and mudsills : civil war as class warfare ; Thoroughbreds and scalawags : bloodlines and bastard stock in the age of eugenics ; Forgotten men and poor folk : downward mobility and the Great Depression ; The cult of the country boy : Elvis Presley, Andy Griffith, and LBJ's Great Society -- The white trash makeover. Redneck roots : Deliverance, Billy Beer, and Tammy Faye ; Outing Rednecks : slumming, Slick Willie, and Sarah Palin -- America's strange breed : the long legacy of white trash
Control code
sky280816827
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 460 pages
Isbn
9780670785971
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016016723
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
ab 06/16, am 08/16 ; ak 11/16
Other physical details
illustrations

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