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Roots of Soul : the psychology of Black expressiveness : an unprecedented and intensive examination of Black folk expressions in the enrichment of life / Alfred B. Pasteur, Ph.D., and Ivory L. Toldson, Ed.D.

Author/Creator:
Pasteur, Alfred B.
Publication:
©1982
Garden City, New York : Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1982.
Format/Description:
Book
x, [2], 324 pages ; 24 cm
Edition:
First Edition
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Psychology.
African American arts.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Garden City.
Contents:
Part I. The Basis of Black Expressiveness. On Havin' Been to the Mountain-Top. Introduction: Affirmation of Black Culture. How Come Blacks Act the Way They Do? A Factor of Hemispheric Confluence and Melanin Quantity. Do You Have Your Head on Straight? The Healthy Personality and Black Expressiveness. Do Blacks Have a Natural Rhythm? Rhythm-The Fundamental Behavior Principle
Part II. Aspects of Black Expressiveness. We Ain't Misbehavin-It's How We Got Ovuh. Depth of Feeling. Sweet as Funk Can Be. Naturalistic Attitudes. When Susanna Wears Red. Stylistic Renderings. Jive Talkin. Poetic and Prosaic Vernacular. Rock Steady Baby. Expressive Movement
Suggestions for Using Black Expressiveness.
Notes:
"Anchor Press edition: 1982."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-308) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has embossed stamp "JB Library of Joanna Banks".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (stamp) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1982
Contributor:
Toldson, Ivory L., author.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0385158807 :
OCLC:
7272427