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Becoming African Americans : black public life in Harlem, 1919-1939

Author: Clare Corbould
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Univ. Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It was in the tumultuous period between the two world wars that black Americans first began to embrace a modern African American identity. Throwing off the legacy of slavery and segregation, black  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clare Corbould
ISBN: 0674032624 9780674032620
OCLC Number: 699011945
Awards: Short-listed for NSW Premier's History Award: General History Prize 2009
Description: XIV, 278 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm
Contents: * List of Illustrations * Acknowledgments * Introduction: Becoming African American * Africa the Motherland * Discovering a Usable African Past * Institutionalizing Africa, Past and Present * The Artistic Capital of Africa * Haiti, a Stepping Stone to Africa * Ethiopia Ahoy! * Epilogue: What's in a Name? * Notes * Index
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