Culture and African American Politics

Culture and African American Politics

by Charles P. Henry


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"This is an original, interesting, and informative work, well worth reading." —Journal of American History

"In a fascinating book replete with dozens of examples, Henry examines folktales, proverbs, songs, and sermons to illustrate how cultural values . . . have been incorporated by black leaders and institutions to create a unique style of black political behavior." —Choice

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780253327543
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 06/22/1990
Series: Blacks in the Diaspora
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Ideology, Politics, and Culture

Chapter 2
Black and Blue

Chapter 3
Afro-American Style and Lower-Class Behavior

Chapter 4
Jeremiads and the Ideological Functions of Black Religion

Chapter 5
Cultural Politics and the Jackson Campaign

Chapter 6
Growing Down


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