Rifkin, Mark

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Why whites riot: the race riot narrative and demonstrations of nineteenth century black citizenship 2011 2604 Why Whites Riot: The Race Riot Narrative and Demonstrations of Nineteenth Century Black Citizenship examines the Philadelphia riots between 1834 and 1849 and the Wilmington 1898 riot to explore how black fiction counters white explanations of race ri...
Fellow travelers: mobility, male friendships, and the whitening of U. S. national space in nineteenth-century American literature 2016 592 This dissertation examines how literary depictions of a range of male friendships, set into motion within the fluctuating boundaries of U. S. jurisdiction (both before and after the Civil War), provide an excellent site for interrogating, across the ...
Indian fields: historicizing Native space and sovereignty in the era of removal 2017 838 Familiar to most anyone with knowledge of U.S. history, antebellum Indian removal likely evokes a drama comprised of two roles: on one hand, Indian peoples as represented by elite Cherokee activists, and, on the other, their political antagonists in ...
Agency for the child in Esperanza Rising AND The hate U give: a call to young non-Black readers 2018 603 There is a possibility for children’s literature to exist without colonizing the child. There is a future for this genre that encourages the child to reclaim his or her agency by recognizing the child’s capability to think critically and by producing...