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Author Massood, Paula J., 1965-

Title Making a promised land [electronic resource] : Harlem in twentieth-century photography and film / Paula J. Massood.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2013.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 247 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The era of the new Negro: African American politics and aesthetics in twentieth century Harlem -- African American aesthetics and the city: picturing the Black bourgeoisie in New York -- Heaven and hell in Harlem: urban aesthetics for a renaissance people -- Delinquents in the making: Harlem's representational turn toward "marketable shock" -- Gangster's paradise: drugs and crime in Harlem, from Blaxploitation to New Jack cinema -- Echoes of a renaissance: Harlem's nostalgic turn -- Conclusion: making and re-making a promised land: Harlem's continuing revisions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject African American neighborhoods -- New York (State) -- New York.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- In motion pictures.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813555881 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813555874 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813555898 (e-book)

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