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The Power of black music : interpreting its history from Africa to the United States.

Author: Samuel A Floyd
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Floyd has written a path-breaking book on the development of African-American music and its influence in America. He shows how African myths and ritual - especially the "ring-shout" dances that were  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel A Floyd
ISBN: 0195109759 9780195109757 0195082354 9780195082357
OCLC Number: 473571625
Description: 316 s

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-Diligently traces the history of Black music--its African influences and evolution.---Emerge-Dares to take on the whole span of black musical history.---Chicago Tribune-Important...An exceptionally Read more...

 
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