Making Place, Making Race: Performances of Whiteness in the Jim Crow South

@article{Hoelscher2003MakingPM,
  title={Making Place, Making Race: Performances of Whiteness in the Jim Crow South},
  author={Steven Hoelscher},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  year={2003},
  volume={93},
  pages={657 - 686}
}
  • Steven Hoelscher
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Sociology
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers
Abstract This article examines the process of racialization as an essential aspect of how everyday geographies are made, understood, and challenged. It begins from the premise that a primary root of modern American race relations can be found in the southern past, especially in how that past was imagined, articulated, and performed during a crucial period: the post-Reconstruction era known as “Jim Crow.” More than just a reaction to a turbulent world where Civil War defeat destabilized… 
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