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Author Gaunt, Kyra Danielle.

Title The games black girls play [electronic resource] : learning the ropes from Double-dutch to Hip-hop / Kyra D. Gaunt.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 221 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-210) and index.
Contents Slide : games as lessons in black musical style -- Education, liberation : learning the ropes of a musical blackness -- Mary Mack dressed in black : the earliest formation of a popular music -- Saw you with your boyfriend : music between the sexes -- Whose got next game? : women, hip-hop, and the power of language -- Double forces has got the beat : reclaiming girls' music in the sport of double-dutch -- Let a woman jump : dancing with the Double Dutch Divas.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African Americans -- Music -- History and criticism.
African American girls -- Social life and customs.
Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.
Singing games -- United States.
Double dutch (Rope skipping) -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0814731198 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814731201 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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