The Visible Woman

The Visible Woman

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One of the most hotly debated issues in the historical study of race relations is the question of how the Civil War and Reconstruction affected social relations in the South. Did the War leave class and race hierarchies intact? Or did it mark the profound disruption of a long-standing social order? Yankee Town, Southern City examines how the members of the southern community of Lynchburg, Virginia experienced four distinct but overlapping events--Secession, Civil War, Black Emancipation, and Reconstruction. By looking at life in the grog shop, at the military encampment, on the street corner, and on the shop floor, Steven Elliott Tripp illustrates the way in which ordinary people influenced the contours of race and class relations in their town.12 Where, in all this erotic technophilia, I asked at the time, was Baudrillarda#39;s body? ... of the man and the repressed or disavowed lived-body of the postmodernism for which he and his disciples stand. ... on my left distal thigh and knew all about gash marks, cut-outs, technical scars, and artificial orifices and imaginations a€” Ianbsp;...

Title:The Visible Woman
Author:Paula Treichler, Lisa Cartwright, Constance Penley
Publisher:NYU Press - 1998-04-01


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