The Resource Contours of white ethnicity : popular ethnography and the making of usable pasts in Greek America, Yiorgos Anagnostou, (electronic resource)

Contours of white ethnicity : popular ethnography and the making of usable pasts in Greek America, Yiorgos Anagnostou, (electronic resource)

Label
Contours of white ethnicity : popular ethnography and the making of usable pasts in Greek America
Title
Contours of white ethnicity
Title remainder
popular ethnography and the making of usable pasts in Greek America
Statement of responsibility
Yiorgos Anagnostou
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In Contours of White Ethnicity, Yiorgos Anagnostou explores the construction of ethnic history and reveals how and why white ethnics selectively retain, rework, or reject their pasts. Challenging the tendency to portray Americans of European background as a uniform cultural category, the author demonstrates how a generalized view of American white ethnics misses the specific identity issues of particular groups as well as their internal differences. Interdisciplinary in scope, Contours of White Ethnicity uses the example of Greek America to illustrate how the immigrant past can be used to
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anagnostou, Yiorgos
Dewey number
305.809
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E184.G7
LC item number
A53 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greek Americans
  • Whites
Label
Contours of white ethnicity : popular ethnography and the making of usable pasts in Greek America, Yiorgos Anagnostou, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The politics and poetics of popular ethnography : folk immigrant, ethnic, and racial pasts in history and discourse -- Whither collective ethnic identities? White ethnics and the slippery terrain of European Americanness -- Whose ethnic community? Gendered pasts and polyphonies of belonging -- Interrogating ethnic whiteness, building interracial solidarity : popular ethnography as cultural critique -- Ethnicity as choice? Roots and identity as a narrative project -- Redirecting ethnic options : historical routes of heritage
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821443613
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000036482
  • (EBL)1743661
  • (OCoLC)742512947
  • (SSID)ssj0000535410
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11375480
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000535410
  • (PQKBWorkID)10520182
  • (PQKB)11066952
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1743661
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9497
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000036482
Label
Contours of white ethnicity : popular ethnography and the making of usable pasts in Greek America, Yiorgos Anagnostou, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
The politics and poetics of popular ethnography : folk immigrant, ethnic, and racial pasts in history and discourse -- Whither collective ethnic identities? White ethnics and the slippery terrain of European Americanness -- Whose ethnic community? Gendered pasts and polyphonies of belonging -- Interrogating ethnic whiteness, building interracial solidarity : popular ethnography as cultural critique -- Ethnicity as choice? Roots and identity as a narrative project -- Redirecting ethnic options : historical routes of heritage
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (297 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821443613
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000036482
  • (EBL)1743661
  • (OCoLC)742512947
  • (SSID)ssj0000535410
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11375480
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000535410
  • (PQKBWorkID)10520182
  • (PQKB)11066952
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1743661
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse9497
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000036482

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