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    Zora Neale Hurston: A Literary Biographyby Robert E. HemenwayUniversity of Illinois Press
    • Original Book (700g)£20.00
      s/hand USA first edition hardback ex-library with stamps, plastic cover over dustjacket
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    Sweet DreamsThe World of Patsy ClineUniversity of Illinois Press
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 60% OFF Original price Bringing together noted authorities on Patsy Cline and country music, Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy...
    Sacred SteelInside an African American Steel Guitar TraditionUniversity of Illinois Press
    50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!! Author Robert L. Stone follows the sound of steel guitar into the...
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    Dear John, Dear ColtranePoems by Michael S. HarperUniversity of Illinois Press
    Dear John, Dear Coltrane was Michael S. Harper's first book of poems and a nominee for the National Book Award.Of it the Virginia Quarterly Review observed:...
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    Give 'Em Soul, RichardRace, Radio, and Rhythm and Blues in Chicago University of Illinois Press
    WICKED USA IMPORT - only £5!!! As either observer or participant, radio deejay and political activist, Richard E. Stamz witnessed every significant...
    Blues Empress in Black ChattanoogaBessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South University of Illinois Press
    USA PAPERBACK. OVER 50% OFF NORMAL PRICE! As one of the first African American vocalists to be recorded, Bessie Smith is a prominent figure in American...
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    Singing In A Strange LandC. L. Franklin, the Black Church and the Transformation of AmericaUniversity of Illinois Press
    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK 60% OFF. Aretha Franklin's dad! Nick Salvatore's "Singing in a Strange Land" tells the story of C. L. Franklin (1915-1984), one of...
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    Come TogetherJohn Lennon In His TimeUniversity of Illinois Press
    In the summer of 1972, John Lennon planned a concert tour to rouse the youth of America to vote against the Vietnam war and Richard Nixon, in the process...
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    Long Lost BluesPopular Blues in America, 1850-1920 University of Illinois Press
    Mamie Smith's 1920 recording of 'Crazy Blues' is commonly thought to signify the beginning of commercial attention to blues music and culture, but by that...
    • Book (1kg)£24.99 £7.99
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    Black And MormonA Selection Of EssaysUniversity Of Illinois Press
    The year 2003 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the lifting of the ban excluding black members from the priesthood of the Mormon church. The articles...
    Body And SoulJazz And Blues In American Film 1927-63University Of Illinois Press
    This title features how the "dark continent" of blues and jazz provided Hollywood with a resonant resource to construct and negotiate the boundaries...
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    Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky-Tonk AngelsThe Women Of Barn Dance RadioUniversity Of Illinois Press
    Popular between the two world wars, American barn dance radio evoked comforting images of a nostalgic and stable past for listeners beset by economic...
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    Pickin On PeachtreeA History Of Country Music in AtlantaUniversity Of Illinois Press
    But for a few twists of fate, Atlanta could easily have grown to be the recording centre that Nashville is today. "Pickin' on Peachtree" traces Atlanta's...
    The Hayloft GangThe Story Of The National Barn DanceUniversity Of Illinois Press
    "The National Barn Dance" was America's most popular country music radio show during the 1930s and 1940s, essentially defining country and western entertainment...
    Hard Luck BluesRoots Music Photographs From The Great DepressionUniversity Of Illinois Press
    Showcasing American music and music making during the Great Depression, "Hard Luck Blues" presents more than two hundred photographs created by the New...
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    Dancing WisdomEmbodied Knowledge In Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba and Bahian CandombleUniversity Of Illinois Press
    Haiti, Cuba and Bahia in Brazil each mantain African-derived religious systems, albeit in the new world, that rely heavily on dance behaviour. Combining...
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