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Singing the Master : The Emergence of African American Culture in the Plantation South

By: Abrahams, Roger D.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12891

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book and jackethave only a hint of shelf wear. Beautiful copy. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 341 pages; Signed by Abrahams on ffep, with inscription. Scholarly, but very readable, study of the way African-Americans, first as slaves and later as citizens, developed a distinctive culture in the United States. Abrahams uses the clebratory cornshucking party on Southern plantations as the gateway to understanding cultural development. Author is Professor of Folklore and Folklife at the University of Pennsylvania. ; Signed by Author View more info