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The Spirituals and the Blues
by James H. Cone


Overview - Cone explores two classic aspects of African-American culture--the spirituals and the blues. He tells the captivating story of how slaves and the children of slaves used this music to affirm their essential humanity in the face of oppression. The blues are shown to be a "this-worldly" expression of cultural and political rebellion.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Cone explores two classic aspects of African-American culture--the spirituals and the blues. He tells the captivating story of how slaves and the children of slaves used this music to affirm their essential humanity in the face of oppression. The blues are shown to be a "this-worldly" expression of cultural and political rebellion. The spirituals tell about the "attempt to carve out a significant existence in a very trying situation".

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780883448434
  • ISBN-10: 0883448432
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publish Date: September 1992
  • Page Count: 141
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.36 x 0.41 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.39 pounds


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Books > Music > History & Criticism - General
Books > Music > Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional
Books > Music > Genres & Styles - Blues

 
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