Commerce in Color: Race, Consumer Culture, and American by James C. Davis

By James C. Davis

Trade in colour explores the juncture of shopper tradition and race through interpreting ads, literary texts, mass tradition, and public occasions within the usa from 1893 to 1933. James C. Davis takes up a awesome diversity of subjects—including the the most important function publishers Boni and Liveright performed within the advertising of Harlem Renaissance literature, Henry James’s critique of materialism within the American Scene, and the commodification of racialized pop culture in James Weldon Johnson’s The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man—as he argues that racial considering was once primary to the emergence of U.S. consumerism and, conversely, that an rising client tradition was once a key aspect within the improvement of racial pondering and the consolidation of racial identification in the United States. via urging a reassessment of the conventional rubrics of the “culture of intake” and the “culture of segregation,” Dawson poses new and provocative questions on American tradition and social history.Both an influential literary learn and an soaking up old learn, trade in colour proves that—in America—advertising, exposure, and the improvement of the fashionable economic system can't be understood except the query of race. “A welcome boost to current scholarship, Davis’s research of the intersection of racial pondering and the emergence of buyer tradition makes connections only a few students have considered.”—James Smethurst, college of Massachusetts James C. Davis is Assistant Professor of English at Brooklyn university.

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