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A Renaissance In Harlem

Author : Lionel Bascom
ISBN : 9781430321835
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is a collection of lost stories about the Harlem Renaissance. They are the voices of ordinary people who came to Harlem to start new lives. They created a new culture, the first generation of African-Americans.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Jews Of Harlem

Author : Jeffrey S. Gurock
ISBN : 9781479888511
Genre : Religion
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The complete story of Jewish Harlem and its significance in American Jewish history New York Times columnist David W. Dunlap wrote a decade ago that “on the map of the Jewish Diaspora, Harlem Is Atlantis. . . . A vibrant hub of industry, artistry and wealth is all but forgotten. It is as if Jewish Harlem sank 70 years ago beneath waves of memory beyond recall.” During World War I, Harlem was the home of the second largest Jewish community in America. But in the 1920s Jewish residents began to scatter to other parts of Manhattan, to the outer boroughs, and to other cities. Now nearly a century later, Jews are returning uptown to a gentrified Harlem. The Jews of Harlem follows Jews into, out of, and back into this renowned metropolitan neighborhood over the course of a century and a half. It analyzes the complex set of forces that brought several generations of central European, East European, and Sephardic Jews to settle there. It explains the dynamics that led Jews to exit this part of Gotham as well as exploring the enduring Jewish presence uptown after it became overwhelmingly black and decidedly poor. And it looks at the beginnings of Jewish return as part of the transformation of New York City in our present era. The Jews of Harlem contributes much to our understanding of Jewish and African American history in the metropolis as it highlights the ever-changing story of America’s largest city. With The Jews of Harlem, the beginning of Dunlap’s hoped-for resurfacing of this neighborhood’s history is underway. Its contemporary story merits telling even as the memories of what Jewish Harlem once was warrants recall.
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Encyclopedia Of The Harlem Renaissance

Author : Aberjhani
ISBN : 9781438130170
Genre : History
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Presents articles on the period known as the Harlem Renaissance, during which African American artists, poets, writers, thinkers, and musicians flourished in Harlem, New York.
Category: History

Encyclopedia Of The Harlem Renaissance

Author : Cary D. Wintz
ISBN : 9781135455361
Genre : Social Science
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From the music of Louis Armstrong to the portraits by Beauford Delaney, the writings of Langston Hughes to the debut of the musical Show Boat, the Harlem Renaissance is one of the most significant developments in African-American history in the twentieth century. The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance, in two-volumes and over 635 entries, is the first comprehensive compilation of information on all aspects of this creative, dynamic period. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedi a of Harlem Renaissance website.
Category: Social Science

The Harlem Renaissance In American History

Author : Ann Gaines
ISBN : 0766014584
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the cultural movement that historians today refer to as the Harlem Renaissance. Out of this era emerged such well-known voices as Alain Locke, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Marcus Garvey, W.E.B. Dubois, and Duke Ellington among others.
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Author : Neil A. Hamilton
ISBN : 0313317992
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Provides biographical sketches and primary documents about American writers, musicians, athletes, scientists, politicians, social leaders, actors, and criminals.
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Public Library Catalog

Author : Juliette Yaakov
ISBN : 0824210395
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Highly recommended reference works in all subject areas and non-fiction books for adults, plus information on electronic editions when available. More than 8,000 books in the main volume. More than 2,400 new titles in annual paperbound supplements. More than 2,000 analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

African American Literature

Author : Paul Q. Tilden
ISBN : UOM:39015058091474
Genre : Literary Collections
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Having its origins in the slave narratives and the folktales transmitted orally during that period, the literature of the African American has been rich and varied. Beginning with the first published work of fiction (Clotel; Or, the President's Daughter) in 1853, continuing under the influence of W.E.B. Du Bois during the first part of this century, and reaching a flowering during the Harlem Renaissance, major contributions have been made to American literature. Today African American writers, such as Toni Morrison, Alex Haley, and Maya Angelou are recognized as among the most significant and popular authors in this country. This new book presents an important overview of African-American literature as well as a comprehensive bibliography with easy access provided by title, subject, and author indexes.
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American Legacy

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ISBN : UOM:39015075746423
Genre : African Americans
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Category: African Americans