Bibliographic Details

Rule of sympathy : sentiment, race, and power, 1750-1850 / Amit S. Rai.

Author / Creator Rai, Amit, 1968-
Imprint New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Description xxi, 225 p. ; 22 cm.
Language English
Subject Sympathy -- History -- 18th century.
Race relations -- History -- 18th century.
Social values -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Sympathy -- History -- 19th century.
Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Social values -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Race relations.
Social values.
Sympathy.
Europe.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4684843
ISBN 0312293933
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-220) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface: Through the Archives of Sympathy
  • Chapter 1. Sympathetic Governmentality: The Traces of Religion and the Family
  • Chapter 2. The Rules of Sympathy
  • Chapter 3. "Some Inscrutable Appeal": Race, Gender, and the Closure of Sentimentalism
  • Chapter 4. Theaters of Horror
  • Conclusion: In the Name of Sympathy
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index