Escape from New York : the New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Escape from New York : the New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Author: Davarian L Baldwin; Minkah Makalani
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the midst of vast cultural and political shifts in the early twentieth century, politicians and cultural observers variously hailed and decried the rise of the "new Negro." This phenomenon was most clearly manifest in the United States through the outpouring of Black arts and letters and social commentary known as the Harlem Renaissance. What is less known is how far afield of Harlem that renaissance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Davarian L Baldwin; Minkah Makalani
ISBN: 9780816677382 0816677387 9780816677399 0816677395
OCLC Number: 841584939
Description: xii, 442 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Robin D.G. Kelley --
Introduction : New Negroes Forging a New World / Davarian L. Baldwin --
1. "Brightest Africa" in the New Negro Imagination / Jeannette Eileen Jones --
2. Cuban Negrismo, Mexican Indigenismo : Contesting Neocolonialism in the New Negro Movement / David Luis-Brown --
3. An International African Opinion : Amy Ashwood Garvey and C.L.R. James in Black Radical London / Minkah Makalani --
4. The New Negro's Brown Brother : Black American and Filipino Boxers and the "Rising Tide of Color" / Theresa Runstedtler --
5. The New Negro of the Pacific : How African Americans Forged Solidarity with Japan / Yuichiro Onishi --
6. "A Small Man in Big Spaces" : The New Negro, the Mestizo, and Jean Toomer's Southwest / Emily Lutenski --
7. Making New Negroes in Cuba : Garveyism as a Transcultural Movement / Frank Guridy --
8. Reconfiguring the Roots and Routes of New Negro Activism : The Garvey Movement in New Orleans / Claudrena Harold --
9. Black Modernist Women at the Parisian Crossroads / Jennifer M. Wilks --
10. A Mobilized Diaspora : The First World War and Black Soldiers as New Negroes / Chad Williams --
11. Climbing the Hilltop : In Search of a New Negro Womanhood at Howard University / Treva Lindsey --
12. New Negro Marriages and the Everyday Challenges of Upward Mobility / Anastasia Curwood --
13. "You Just Can't Keep the Music Unless You Move With It" : The Great Migration and the Black Cultural Politics of Jazz in New Orleans and Chicago / Charles Lester --
14. New Negroes at the Beach : At Work and Play Outside the Black Metropolis / Andrew W. Kahrl --
15. "Home to Harlem" Again : Claude McKay and the Masculine Imaginary of Black Community / Thabiti Lewis --
16. Not Just a World Problem : Segregation, Police Brutality, and New Negro Politics in New York City / Shannon King --
17. The Conjunctural Field of New Negro Studies / Michelle Ann Stephens --
18. Underground to Harlem : Rumblings and Clickety-Clacks of Diaspora / Mark Anthony Neal --
19. The Gendering of Place in the Great Escape / T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting.
Responsibility: Davarian L. Baldwin and Minkah Makalani, editors.

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In the midst of vast cultural and political shifts in the early twentieth century, politicians and cultural observers variously hailed and decried the rise of the "New Negro." This phenomenon was  Read more...

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"This anthology succeeds in liberating New Negro studies from Harlem and its traditional temporal, gender, and class confines."-Journal of African American History"This collection of essays registers Read more...

 
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