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Author Hazzard-Donald, Katrina, 1948-

Title Jookin' : the rise of social dance formations in African-American culture / Katrina Hazzard-Gordon

Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages) : illustrations
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Series ACLS Humanities E-book
ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Contents Dancing under the lash -- Shoddy confines: The jook continuum -- Upper shadies and urban politics
Summary The first analysis of the development of the jook and other dance arenas in African-American culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-212) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject African American dance -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 087722613X (alk. paper)
143990622X (electronic bk.)
9780877226130 (alk. paper)
9781439906224 (electronic bk.)