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Jump for joy : jazz, basketball, and Black culture in 1930s America / Gena Caponi-Tabery

Catalog Data

Author:
Caponi-Tabery, Gena  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 260 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
20th century
1877-1964
Contents:
Sneakers and tuxes -- Up, up and away -- The 1936 Olympics -- The Lindy Hop takes to the air -- The joint is jumping -- "That's not basketball": fast breaks, jump shots and slam dunks -- The Brown Bomber: Joe Louis -- Racial uplift and cultural permission -- Jump Jim Crow -- Upward mobility: Pullman porters, A. Philip Randolph, and political change -- Jump for joy! -- Afterword: jumping as play: an aesthetic and theoretical perspective
Topic:
African Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
Jazz--Social aspects--History  Search this
Sports--Social aspects--History  Search this
Social change--History  Search this
African Americans--Politics and government  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_920623