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Iconography of Music in African-American Culture (1770s-1920s) (Music in African American Culture #1)

By Eileen J. Southern, Josephine Wright

Routledge, 9780815328759, 326pp.

Publication Date: November 28, 2000

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This lavishly illustrated book brings together for the first time a significant body of imagery devoted to the traditional culture of the African-American slave.

About the Author

Eileen Southern is Professor Emerita of Music and Afro-American Studies at Harvard University. She is the author or editor of several books on African-American music, including The Music of Black Americans: A History, Readings in Black American Music, and Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians. She lives in Queens, NY. Josephine Wright is Professor of Music and Black Studies at the College of Wooster in Ohio. She is coeditor (with Samuel A. Floyd, Jr.) of New Perspectives on Music: Essays in Honor of Eileen Southern, and coauthor (with Eileen Southern) of African-American Traditions in Song, Sermon, Tale, and Dance: 1600s-1920: An Annotated Bibliography. She lives in Wooster, OH.