Negro Slave Songs In The United States

Negro Slave Songs In The United States

by Miles Mark Fisher
     
 

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The songs and spirituals of the American Negro are recognized as unique and valuable contributions to the world. What few people have known, however, is that the Negro spirituals and songs of the antebellum South were more than simple musical expression. They were, in Dr. Fisher's words, the "oral historical documents" of a people. As decoded by Dr. Fisher, the…  See more details below

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The songs and spirituals of the American Negro are recognized as unique and valuable contributions to the world. What few people have known, however, is that the Negro spirituals and songs of the antebellum South were more than simple musical expression. They were, in Dr. Fisher's words, the "oral historical documents" of a people. As decoded by Dr. Fisher, the spirituals reveal data respecting their authors, their dates, their places of origin, their plans to escape, and their protest against slavery. **Lightning Print On Demand Title

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ISBN-13:
9781446501443
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
10/15/2000
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

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