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Dancing in the Street

Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674005464

Publication Date: 05/02/2001


336 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones, 1 map


  • Introduction: “Can’t Forget the Motor City”
  • “In Whose Heart There Is No Song, To Him the Miles Are Many and Long”: Motown and Detroit’s Great March to Freedom
  • “Money (That’s What I Want)”: Black Capitalism and Black Freedom in Detroit
  • “Come See About Me”: Black Cultural Production in Detroit
  • “Afro-American Music, without Apology”: The Motown Sound and the Politics of Black Culture
  • “The Happening”: Detroit, 1967
  • “What’s Going On?” Motown and New Detroit
  • Conclusion: “Come Get These Memories”
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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