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Ring Shout, Wheel AboutThe Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Katrina Dyonne Thompson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038259
eISBN:
9780252096112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038259.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This book examines the conceptualization and staging of race through the performance, sometimes coerced, of black dance from the slave ship to the minstrel stage. The book shows how these ... More

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