Race and Culture in 19th-Century America
Table of Contents
One -- Republicanism
I. The "Iron Cage" in the New Nation
The Birth of a Virtuous People
Race and Republican Society
II. "Diseases" of the Mind and Sun
The "Lovely White"
III. Within the "Bowels" of the Republic
Head Over Heart
Two -- Enterprise
IV. Beyond Primitive Accumulation
Democracy in America:
The Inner World of the Bourgeoisie
The Market Revolution and Race
V. The Metaphysics of Civilization: "The Red Race on Our Borders"
An Age of Confidence
Jibbenainosay: Indian-Hatin in Fantasy
Jackson: Metaphysician of Indian-Hating
VI. The Metaphysics of Civilization: "The Black Race Within Our Bosom"
The Black Child/Savage: A Jacksonian Persuasion
"Warranteeism": A Vision of a "Marx of the Master Class"
Aesculapius Was a White Man: Race and the Cult of True Womanhood
Three -- Technology
VII. An American Prospero in King Arthur's Court
The New Body
White Technology: Anglo Over Mexican
The Triumph of Mind in Ameica
VIII. The Iron Horse in the West
"Red Gifts" and "White Gifts": The World Custer Lost
The Scientific Management of Indians
IX. Civilization in the "New South"
Machines and Magnolias" Black Labor in an Industrial Order
The "Negro Question": "Higher Life" in the South
X. The "Heathen Chinee" and American Technology
Ah Sin in America
A Yellow Proletariat: Caste and Class in Industrial America
A Vision of Catastrophe: Henry George and the American Tower of Babel
Four -- Empire
XI. The Masculine Thrust Toward Asia
The "Iron Cage" in a Corporate Civilization
The New Empire: American Asceticism and the "New Navy"
XII. Down from the Gardens of Asia