Disturbing the Peace: Black Culture and the Police Power After Slavery
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Disturbing the Peace: Black Culture and the Police Power After Slavery

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ISBN-13:
9780674035089
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.10.2009
Seiten:
307
Autor:
Bryan Wagner
Gewicht:
658 g
Format:
236x155x23 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

* List of Figures * The Black Tradition from Ida B. Wells to Robert Charles * The Strange Career of Bras-Coupe * Uncle Remus and the Atlanta Police Department * The Black Tradition from George W. Johnson to Ozella Jones * Notes * Acknowledgments * Index
W C Handy waking up to the blues on a train platform, Buddy Bolden eavesdropping on the drums at Congo Square, John Lomax taking his phonograph recorder into a southern penitentiary - some foundational myths of the black vernacular remain inescapable. This book revises the history of the black vernacular tradition.