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9781456020163 | Publishamerica Inc, October 12, 2010, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Legends are arguably the most common narrative form of folklore in American society. From sex acts to business transactions, from fashion to food, from heroes to heroin, rumors and legends take on every charged topic. Children circulate texts about toys and candy; teenagers share stories about sex, drugs, and rock and roll; young professionals commiserate over the hazards of the work world...read more

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9780520209886 | Univ of California Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Travels the nation's color line in search of myths, rumors, urban legends, and half truths that cloud relations between the races.

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9780520228559 | Univ of California Pr, April 1, 2004, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Legends are arguably the most common narrative form of folklore in American society.

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Product Description: Exploring white American popular culture of the past century and a half, Turner details subtle and not-so-subtle negative tropes and images of black people, from Uncle Tom and Aunt Jemima to jokes about Michael Jackson and Jesse Jackson...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780813921556 | Univ of Virginia Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $21.50 | About this edition: Exploring white American popular culture of the past century and a half, Turner details subtle and not-so-subtle negative tropes and images of black people, from Uncle Tom and Aunt Jemima to jokes about Michael Jackson and Jesse Jackson.
9780385467841, titled "Ceramic Uncles & Celluloid Mammies: Black Images and Their Influence on Culture" | Anchor Books, September 1, 1994, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A study by an African-American studies scholar notes stereotyping objects in popular culture that depict blacks as servile, primitive, or simpleminded and explains how the subtle influences of such seemingly harmless images reinforce antiblack attitudes.

Examines generational differences in political issues such as voting behavior, activism, and criminal justice

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9780813317588 | Westview Pr, September 1, 1995, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Examines generational differences in political issues such as voting behavior, activism, and criminal justice

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9780813317595 | Westview Pr, December 7, 1995, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Examines generational differences in political issues such as voting behavior, activism, and criminal justice

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Product Description: This book divides into two basic parts. In Chapters 1 and 2 I discuss historical examples of "rumor" discourse and suggest whey many blacks have--for good reason--channeled beliefs about race relations into familiar formulae, ones developed as early as the time of the first contact between sub-Saharan Africans and European white...read more

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9780520081857 | Univ of California Pr, September 1, 1993, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This book divides into two basic parts.

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9780520089365 | Reprint edition (Univ of California Pr, August 1, 1994), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: This book divides into two basic parts.

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