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Author Isenberg, Nancy, author.

Title White trash [UNABRIDGED sound recording] : the 400-year untold history of class in America / Nancy Isenberg.

Edition Unabridged.
Publication Info. Old Waybrook, CT : Tantor, [2016]
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 Nichols Adult Books on CD Nonfiction  305.50973 ISE    AVAILABLE
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Description 12 audio discs (15 hours) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
digital rda
audio file CD audio rda
Performer Read by Kirsten Potter.
Summary A history of the class system in America from the colonial era to the present illuminates the crucial legacy of the underprivileged white demographic, citing the pivotal contributions of lower-class white workers in wartime, social policy, and the rise of the Republican Party.
Contents Fables we forget by -- To begin the world anew. Taking out the trash : waste people in the New World ; John Locke's Lubberland : the settlements of Carolina and Georgia ; Benjamin Franklin's American breed : the demographics of mediocrity ; Thomas Jefferson's rubbish : a curious topography of class ; Andrew Jackson's cracker country : the squatter as common man -- Degeneration of the American Breed. Pedigree and poor white trash : bad blood, half-breeds and clay-eaters ; Cowards, Poltroons, and mudsills : civil war as class warfare ; Thoroughbreds and scalawags : bloodlines and bastard stock in the age of eugenics ; Forgotten men and poor folk : downward mobility and the Great Depression ; The cult of the country boy : Elvis Presley, Andy Griffith, and LBJ's Great Society -- The white trash makeover. Redneck roots : Deliverance, Billy Beer, and Tammy Faye ; Outing Rednecks : slumming, Slick Willie, and Sarah Palin -- America's strange breed : the long legacy of white trash.
Subject Social classes -- United States -- History -- Sound recordings.
Poor whites -- United States -- Social conditions -- Sound recordings.
Working class whites -- United States -- Social conditions -- Sound recordings.
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- Sound recordings.
United States -- Social policy -- Sound recordings.
United States -- Politics and government -- 18th century -- Sound recordings.
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century -- Sound recordings.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sound recordings.
Genre Audiobooks.
Added Author Potter, Kirsten, narrator.
ISBN 9781515905448
Music No. DD25444 Tantor
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