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This alphabetical reference contains approximately 370 entries covering the emergence of new ideas in political thought, civil rights, racial pride, and the arts during New York City's Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and 1930s. Ranging from several paragraphs to several pages in length, the cross-referenced entries include people, places, and institutions such as Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, Louis Armstrong, Apollo Theatre, Gwendolyn Brooks, Abyssinian Baptist Church, Regina Andrews, and Marcus Garvey. The reference includes a chronology, a glossary of slang, maps, and some 100 black and white photographs. Aberjhani and West are both experienced writers and editors who have published nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780816045396
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/28/2003
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 11.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

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Sandra L. West and Clement Alexander Price are clearly two writers who know the value and significance of the Harlem Renaissance. This is the single most comprehensive, inspiring, and informative text on the subject. The writers, artists, athletes, and performers of the era fill the pages with the full beauty, agonies and victories of their lives. This book not only educates but entertains in a huge way.