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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 : 2013-05-27 | 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..


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..


Lovable Racists Magical Negroes And White Messiahs

Pub Date : 2017-10-19 | Author : David Ikard | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226492636
ISBN 13 : 022649263X

Why do race relations appear to be getting worse instead of better since the election and reelection of the country's first black president? David Ikard speaks directly to us, in t..


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..


On Racial Icons

Pub Date : 2015-07-15 | Author : Nicole R. Fleetwood | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813565132
ISBN 13 : 0813565138

What meaning does the American public attach to images of key black political, social, and cultural figures? Considering photography’s role as a means of documenting historical p..


Social Theory

Pub Date : 2014-04-29 | Author : Roberta Garner | Publisher : University of Toronto Press

ISBN 10 : 9781442606487
ISBN 13 : 1442606487

The third edition of this popular reader reflects considerable changes. With over seventy readings representing a wide diversity of theorists, it offers a breadth of coverage not a..


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