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Author Smith, Christopher J. (Christopher John), 1959-

Title The creolization of American culture : William Sidney Mount and the roots of blackface minstrelsy / Christopher J. Smith.

Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2013]
2013

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Description 1 online resource (353 pages) : illustrations.
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Series Music in American life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Recovering the creole synthesis : the roots of blackface minstrelsy -- The creole synthesis in the new world : cultures in contact -- Long Island and the Lower East Side : Mount's background, youth, and apprenticeships -- Minstrelsy's material culture : the evidence of Mount's portraiture -- Melody's polyrhythmic polysemic possibilities : the bodily evidence of Mount's music -- Akimbo culture : dance and the participatory pleasures of the body.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Mount, William Sidney, 1807-1868.
Minstrel music -- United States -- History and criticism.
Minstrel shows -- United States -- History.
Blackface entertainers -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Smith, Christopher J. Creolization of American culture : William Sidney Mount and the roots of blackface minstrelsy. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2013] xvii, 314 pages Music in American life 9780252037764 (DLC) 2012050436
ISBN 9780252037764 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252095047 (e-book)

 
    
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