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Fire music : a political history of jazz / by Rob Backus.

Author/Creator:
Backus, Rob, 1946-
Publication:
Chicago, Ill. : Vanguard Books, 1976.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, [1], 104 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm.
Edition:
[Second edition]
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Subjects:
Jazz -- History.
Jazz -- Political aspects.
Jazz.
Form/Genre:
History.
Place of Publication:
United States Illinois Chicago.
Contents:
Introduction
Slavery
The Civil War
Reconstruction
Birth of the Negro Nation, Birth of Jazz
Migration and the Development of Classic Jazz and Blues
The Depression, World War Two, and After
Record Companies
Life in the Be-bop Business-Crude Stables, Exiles, Evictions, and Beatings
The Musicians Fight Back
Black Classical Music
Voice of the Oppressed-"The Giant is Awakened"
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 99-104).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy is "Second Printing 1978".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1976
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
091770200X
9780917702006
OCLC:
223413047