Adventures of Amos 'n' Andy: A Social History of an American Phenomenon / Edition 1

Adventures of Amos 'n' Andy: A Social History of an American Phenomenon / Edition 1

by Melvin Patrick Ely
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813920922

ISBN-13: 2900813920923

Pub. Date: 10/29/2001

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Reprint of the 1991 Free Press edition, with Ely's (history, College of William & Mary) new eight-page preface.

Annotation © Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Overview

Reprint of the 1991 Free Press edition, with Ely's (history, College of William & Mary) new eight-page preface.

Annotation © Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900813920923
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
10/29/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Acknowledgmentsxvii
1.White Men, Black Voices1
2.Boyhood Dreams and Racial Myths11
3.Jefferson Snowball, Traveling Minstrel26
4.Inventing Radio and Toying with Color47
5.The Great Black Migration into America's Living Room64
6.The Mystic Knights and Their Ladies97
7.Amos 'n' Andy's Balancing Act115
8.A Changing Racial Landscape130
9.The Black Debate Begins160
10."This Continuing Harm"194
Epilogue: A New Day?245
A Personal Postscript255
Notes259
A Word About Sources301
Index310

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