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The Spirituals and the Blues

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Publisher Comments:

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".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780883448434
Author:
Cone, James H.
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Location:
Maryknoll, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Folk & Traditional
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Blues
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Blues (music)
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Spirituals
Subject:
History & Criticism - General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Folk & Traditional
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Blues
Subject:
African Americans - Religion
Subject:
Blues (Music) -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Music -- History and criticism.
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-141)
Series Volume:
1981/E5
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
ix, 141 p.
Dimensions:
8.20x5.36x.41 in. .39 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Blues
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