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Harlem Speaks
  • Author : Cary D. Wintz
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks MediaFusion
  • Release Date : 2007

Presents twenty-one essays that discuss the lives and accomplishments of important literary, musical, artistic, and political figures of the Harlem Renaissance, including Langston Hughes, Bessie Smith, Josephine Baker, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey.

Duke Ellington and His World
  • Author : A. H. Lawrence
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-03-01

Based on lengthy interviews with Ellington's bandmates, family, and friends, Duke Ellington and His World offers a fresh look at this legendary composer. The first biography of the composer written by a fellow musician and African-American, the book traces Ellington's life and career in terms of the social, cultural, political,

The Swing Era
  • Author : Gunther Schuller
  • Publisher : History of Jazz
  • Release Date : 1989

Focuses on the period in American musical history from 1930 to 1945 when jazz was synonymous with America's popular music.

The Harlem Renaissance
  • Author : Stuart A. Kallen
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2009-05-29

Author Stuart A. Kallen provides a fascinating overview of the African American cultural movement that began in the 1920s and was centered in Harlem, New York. Readers will learn about the important events and accomplishments during the struggle for human and civil rights. The art, theater, jazz, and literary genius

The Harlem Renaissance
  • Author : Meghan Green
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2020-07-15

The intellectual and cultural expansion of the 1920s known as the Harlem Renaissance deeply enriched American society. Recently freed from slavery, black Americans finally had an opportunity to freely express themselves even though they continued to face many hardships, including segregation and poverty. Through main text that features annotated quotes

Langston Hughes  Harlem Renaissance Writer
  • Author : David H. Anthony,Stephanie Kuligowski
  • Publisher : Teacher Created Materials
  • Release Date : 2011-08-15

Chronicles the life of the twentieth-century African-American poet, writer, journalist, and leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance.

Teaching the Harlem Renaissance
  • Author : Michael Soto
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2008

Teaching the Harlem Renaissance: Course Design and Classroom Strategies addresses the practical and theoretical needs of college and high school instructors offering a unit or a full course on the Harlem Renaissance. In this collection many of the field's leading scholars address a wide range of issues and primary materials:

The Harlem Renaissance
  • Author : Kevin Hillstrom
  • Publisher : Omnigraphics Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2008

Provides users with a detailed and authoritative overview of this event, as well as the principal figures involved in this pivotal episode in U.S. history.

Harlem on Our Minds
  • Author : Valerie Kinloch
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-24

Ginwright examines the role of community based organizations (CBOs) in the lives and development of black urban youth. The author argues that these organizations have the potential to provide a powerful influence in "how young people choose to participate in schooling and civic life." Ginwright bases his observations on a

The Harlem Renaissance
  • Author : Tamra B. Orr
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-07-15

The Harlem Renaissance was an exciting period in American history, and readers are placed in the middle of this vibrant African American cultural movement through engaging main text, annotated quotations from historical figures and scholars, and carefully selected primary sources. Eye-catching sidebars and a comprehensive timeline highlight important artists, writers,

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
  • Author : Amy Helene Kirschke
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2014-08-04

Women artists of the Harlem Renaissance dealt with issues that were unique to both their gender and their race. They experienced racial prejudice, which limited their ability to obtain training and to be taken seriously as working artists. They also encountered prevailing sexism, often an even more serious barrier. Including

Harlem Travel Guide
  • Author : Carolyn D. Johnson
  • Publisher : Welcome to Harlem
  • Release Date : 2010

Presenting the definitive guide to one of New York City's most fascinating and unsung places-the new Harlem. From West Harlem to Central Harlem to East Harlem, the Harlem Travel Guide is your ticket to all things cultural, historical, entertaining, and delicious. With a rich 350-year history, Harlem has been host

Places of Public Memory
  • Author : Greg Dickinson,Carole Blair,Brian L. Ott
  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-02

Though we live in a time when memory seems to be losing its hold on communities, memory remains central to personal, communal, and national identities. And although popular and public discourses from speeches to films invite a shared sense of the past, official sites of memory such as memorials, museums,

The Harlem Renaissance in the American West
  • Author : Cary D Wintz,Bruce A. Glasrud
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-05-22

The Harlem Renaissance, an exciting period in the social and cultural history of the US, has over the past few decades re-established itself as a watershed moment in African American history. However, many of the African American communities outside the urban center of Harlem that participated in the Harlem Renaissance

Harlem in the Twentieth Century
  • Author : Noreen Mallory
  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-10-23

Harlem is one of the best-known neighborhoods in the U.S., and it's also one of the nation's most vibrant cultural hubs. Though its reputation has been tarnished at times by economic depressions and crime, its loyal community has created a unique history and culture. Much of this history took