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Author Widener, Daniel.

Title Black arts West : culture and struggle in postwar Los Angeles / Daniel Widener
Published Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 368 pages) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Hollywood scuffle : the Second World War, Los Angeles, and the politics of wartime representation -- The Negro as human being? Desegregation and the Black arts imperative -- Writing Watts : the rise and fall of cultural liberalism -- Notes from the underground : free jazz and Black power in South Los Angeles -- Studios in the street : creative community and visual arts -- The arms of criticism : the cultural politics of urban insurgency -- An intimate enemy : culture and the contradictions of Bradleyism -- How to survive in South Central : Black film as class critique
Summary A history of African American arts, music, and politics in postwar L.A
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject African American arts -- Political aspects -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century
African American artists -- Political activity -- California -- Los Angeles -- History -- 20th century
ART -- Performance.
ART -- Reference.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- African American Studies.
Race relations
Politisches Engagement
SUBJECT Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
Subject California -- Los Angeles
Los Angeles, Calif.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009043379
ISBN 9780822392620