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When Sunday Comes: Gospel Music in the Soul and Hip-Hop Eras

A multilensed view of a continually evolving and consistently vibrant art form. For gospel fans, music scholars, and scholars of African American history and culture generally.
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Laughing To Keep from Dying: African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

This scholarly analysis may find its audience in academic performing arts collections.

Madam C.J. Walker’s Gospel of Giving: Black Women’s Philanthropy During Jim Crow

A tremendous biography and a great study of philanthropy that will have strong YA crossover appeal.
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Starring Women: Celebrity, Patriarchy, and American Theater, 1790-1850

Lampert offers a fascinating glimpse into the complicated history of 19th-century theater and the role of female performers in changing the dynamic of women’s place in society. For libraries with large gender studies and performing arts collections.
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Unlikely Angel: The Songs of Dolly Parton

A persuasive argument for taking Dolly Parton seriously as an artist. For folk and country music scholars, musicians, and fans.
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Film and the Anarchist Imagination

For film scholars and those interested in anarchism and other revolutionary movements.
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From Slave Cabins to the White House: Homemade Citizenship in African American Culture

An essential, scholarly volume for academic and larger public library collections devoted to the literary traditions and history of African American women throughout U.S. history.

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The Heart of a Woman: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price

An important contribution to the study of African American composers and musicians. For scholars and listeners alike.
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Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School

This important addition to the literature on the academic experience will appeal to graduate students, those considering grad school, and anyone looking to expand their understanding of academia.
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