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Freedom music : Wales, emancipation and jazz 1850 -1950 / Jen Wilson.

Author/Creator:
Wilson, Jen, 1944- author.
Publication:
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Jazz -- Great Britain -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- Wales -- History and criticism.
Jazz.
Great Britain.
Wales.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction
The life, times and music of Swansea abolitionist Jessie Donaldson (1799-1889)
Doing the plantation walkaround skedaddle
The Fisk Jubilee Singers in Wales, freed slaves and their songs
Ragtime and the cake walk: on stage and in the workhouse
The First World War: ragtime trenches and suffragettes
Café society: the Jazz Age
Cutting a rug to the Second World War: Jews and 'Negro morals'
Fair treatment for the 'fair sex'?
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1786834073
9781786834072
OCLC:
1061090973
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