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The Resource How it feels to be free : black women entertainers and the civil rights movement, Ruth Feldstein

How it feels to be free : black women entertainers and the civil rights movement, Ruth Feldstein

Label
How it feels to be free : black women entertainers and the civil rights movement
Title
How it feels to be free
Title remainder
black women entertainers and the civil rights movement
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Feldstein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In How it Feels to be Free, Ruth Feldstein examines celebrated black women performers during the 1960s, illuminating the risks they took, their roles at home and abroad, and how they raised the issue of gender amid racial turmoil and their demands for black liberation
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10282312
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1196/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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black women entertainers and the civil rights movement
Label
How it feels to be free : black women entertainers and the civil rights movement, Ruth Feldstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: performing civil rights -- "The world was on fire": making New York City subcultures -- "Africa's musical ambassador": Miriam Makeba and the "voice of Africa" in the United States -- "More than just a jazz performer": Nina Simone's border crossings -- "No one asks me what I want": black women, Hollywood, and "integration narratives" in the late 1960s -- "So beautiful in those rags": Cicely Tyson and African American history in the 1970s -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780195314038
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2013019878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)856518353
Label
How it feels to be free : black women entertainers and the civil rights movement, Ruth Feldstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: performing civil rights -- "The world was on fire": making New York City subcultures -- "Africa's musical ambassador": Miriam Makeba and the "voice of Africa" in the United States -- "More than just a jazz performer": Nina Simone's border crossings -- "No one asks me what I want": black women, Hollywood, and "integration narratives" in the late 1960s -- "So beautiful in those rags": Cicely Tyson and African American history in the 1970s -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780195314038
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2013019878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)856518353

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