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Contents Introduction: Blinding Whiteness and "The Wonder of America" 1. Roving Savages, Regionalized Americanness, and the 1862 Dakota Wars 2. Emancipation Anxiety and the New York City Draft Riots 3. The White Gaze and the Spectacle of Slavery 4. A Peculiar Identity in the Confederate Southern Illustrated News 5. The Yankee, the Stump, and the Creation of a Confederate Imaginary 6. What the Railroad Brought: The Heathen Chinee and a Nation in the West 7. The Woman Question, Coast to Coast Conclusion: Consumption, Community, and the Correspondence Column Notes Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Racism in popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Whites -- Race identity -- United States.
African Americans in popular culture -- History -- 19th century.
Indians in popular culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Freak shows -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.