Blues legacies and Black feminism : Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday / Angela Y. Davis.

Jazz, it is widely accepted, is the signal original American contribution to world culture. Angela Davis shows us how the roots of that form in the blues must be viewed not only as a musical tradition but as a life-sustaining vehicle for an alternative black working-class collective memory and socia...

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Main Author: Davis, Angela Y. 1944-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1998.
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Call Number: ML3521 .D355 1998
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