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Staging Race

Black Performers in Turn of the Century America

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$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674027602

Publication Date: 03/15/2008


304 pages

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

27 halftones


  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Politics, Not Minstrelsy
  • 1. Minstrel Men and the World’s Fair
  • 2. Vaudeville Stages and Black Bohemia
  • 3. The “Coon Craze” and the Search for Authenticity
  • 4. “No Place Like Home”: Africa on Stage
  • 5. Morals, Manners, and Stage Life
  • 6. Black Bohemia Moves to Harlem
  • Coda: Hokum Redux
  • Notes
  • Index

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