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The Harlem Renaissance : a very short introduction

Author: Cheryl A Wall
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Very short introductions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Harlem Renaissance was a cultural awakening among African Americans between the two world wars. It was the cultural phase of the "New Negro" movement, a social and political phenomenon that promoted a proud racial identity, economic independence, and progressive politics. In this Very Short Introduction, Cheryl A. Wall captures the Harlem Renaissance's zeitgeist by identifying issues and strategies that engaged  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl A Wall
ISBN: 9780199335558 0199335559
OCLC Number: 930058955
Description: 135 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: "When the Negro was in vogue" --
Inventing new selves --
Harlem: city of dreams --
What is Africa to me? --
"Strong roots sink down" --
Epilogue: beyond Harlem.
Series Title: Very short introductions.
Responsibility: Cheryl A. Wall.

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This Very Short Introduction offers an overview of the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural awakening among African Americans between the two world wars. Cheryl A. Wall brings readers to the Harlem of  Read more...

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