The Resource Jim Crow Wisdom: : Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940, Jonathan Scott Holloway, (ebook)

Jim Crow Wisdom: : Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940, Jonathan Scott Holloway, (ebook)

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Jim Crow Wisdom: : Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940
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Jim Crow Wisdom:
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Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940
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Jonathan Scott Holloway
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eng
Summary
How do we balance the desire for tales of exceptional accomplishment with the need for painful doses of reality? How hard do we work to remember our past or to forget it? These are some of the questions that Jonathan Scott Holloway addresses in this exploration of race memory from the dawn of the modern civil rights era to the present. Relying on social science, documentary film, dance, popular literature, museums, memoir, and the tourism trade, Holloway explores the stories black Americans have told about their past and why these stories are vital to understanding a modern black identity. In the process, Holloway asks much larger questions about the value of history and facts when memories do violence to both.Making discoveries about his own past while researching this book, Holloway weaves first-person and family memories into the traditional third-person historian's perspective. The result is a highly readable, rich, and deeply personal narrative that will be familiar to some, shocking to others, and thought-provoking to everyone
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Midwest
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Holloway, Jonathan Scott
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305.896/073
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non fiction
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  • Race awareness
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Memory
  • Holloway, Jonathan Scott
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Jim Crow Wisdom: : Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940, Jonathan Scott Holloway, (ebook)
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9781469610719
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MWT11711280
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11711280
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Jim Crow Wisdom: : Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940, Jonathan Scott Holloway, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469610719
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11711280
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11711280
System control number
MWT11711280
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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