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The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory
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The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory (Hardback)

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At a time when the idea of a postracial society has entered public discourse, The Amalgamation Waltz investigates the practices that conjoined blackness and whiteness in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Scrutinizing widely diverse texts-archival, musical, visual, and theatrical-Tavia Nyong'o traces the genealogy of racial hybridity, analyzing how key events in the nineteenth century spawned a debate about interracialism that lives on today.

LGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial discrimination Publisher: University of Minnesota Press Publication Date: 14/05/2009 ISBN-13: 9780816656127  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Tavia Nyong'o is assistant professor of performance studies at New York University.

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