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Disturbing the peace : Black culture and the police power after slavery

Author: Bryan Wagner
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. Harvard Univ. Press 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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W. C. Handy waking up to the blues on a train platform, Buddy Bolden eavesdropping on the drums at Congo Square, John Lomax taking his phonograph recorder into a southern penitentiary-Wagner gives a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Wagner
ISBN: 0674035089 9780674035089
OCLC Number: 845476844
Awards: Nominated for James A. Rawley Prize 2010
Nominated for Merle Curti Award 2010
Nominated for Lawrence W. Levine Award 2010
Nominated for Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize 2010
Nominated for John Hope Franklin Publication Prize 2010
Nominated for C. Hugh Holman Award 2010
Description: VII, 307 Seiten Illustrationen 25 cm
Contents: The Black tradition from Ida B. Wells to Robert Charles --
The strange career of bras-coupé --
Uncle Remus and the Atlanta Police Department --
The Black tradition from George W. Johnson to Ozella Jones.
Responsibility: Bryan Wagner
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