Singing the master : the emergence of African American culture in the plantation south / Roger D. Abrahams.

In the American South before the Civil War, a harvest celebration developed surrounding the shucking of the corn each autumn. This event brought together both slave and master, with the slaves encouraged to perform. Thanks to the reports of visitors and foreigners, the corn-shucking ceremony became...

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Main Author: Abrahams, Roger D.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1992.
Edition:1st ed.

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Call Number: E443 .A26 1992
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