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Disturbing the Peace : Black Culture and the Police Power After Slavery (Hardcover)

Author: Wagner, Bryan

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W. C. Handy waking up to the blues on a train platform, Buddy Bolden eavesdropping on the drums at Congo Square, John Lomax taking his phonograph recorder into a southern penitentiary?inDisturbing the Peace, Bryan Wagner revises the history of the black vernacular tradition and gives a new account of black culture by reading these myths in the context of the tradition?s ongoing engagement with the law.

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Publisher Harvard Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780674035089
SKU 211288069
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0674035089
Release Date 10/15/2009
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0307
Publisher Harvard University Press
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