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American Allegory: Lindy Hop And The Racial Imagination



American Allegory

Pub Date : 2013-05-30 | Author : Black Hawk Hancock | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226043241
ISBN 13 : 022604324X

“Perhaps,” wrote Ralph Ellison more than seventy years ago, “the zoot suit contains profound political meaning; perhaps the symmetrical frenzy of the Lindy-hop conceals clues..


American Allegory

Pub Date : 2013-05-30 | Author : Black Hawk Hancock | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226043074
ISBN 13 : 022604307X

“Perhaps,” wrote Ralph Ellison more than seventy years ago, “the zoot suit contains profound political meaning; perhaps the symmetrical frenzy of the Lindy-hop conceals clues..


American Allegory

Pub Date : 2013-05-27 | Author : Black Hawk Hancock | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 022604310X
ISBN 13 : 9780226043104

“Perhaps,” wrote Ralph Ellison more than seventy years ago, “the zoot suit contains profound political meaning; perhaps the symmetrical frenzy of the Lindy-hop conceals clues..


Frankie Manning

Pub Date : 2007 | Author : Frankie Manning | Publisher : Temple University Press

ISBN 10 : 1592135633
ISBN 13 : 9781592135639

In the early days of swing dancing, Frankie Manning stood out for his moves and his innovative routines; he created the "air step" in the Lindy hop, a dance that took the U.S. and ..


The Declining Significance Of Race

Pub Date : 2012-08-28 | Author : William Julius Wilson | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226032993
ISBN 13 : 022603299X

When first published in 1980, The Declining Significance of Race immediately sparked controversy with its contentious thesis that race was becoming less of a deciding factor in the..


Stuck In Place

Pub Date : 2013-05-15 | Author : Patrick Sharkey | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226924267
ISBN 13 : 0226924262

In the 1960s, many believed that the civil rights movement’s successes would foster a new era of racial equality in America. Four decades later, the degree of racial inequality h..


Changing Theories

Pub Date : 2009-03-01 | Author : Roberta Garner | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442635838
ISBN 13 : 1442635835

Influenced by Thomas Kuhn's work on paradigm shifts in the social sciences, this overview of contemporary theory identifies major themes, charts the impact of social change on theo..


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