Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance

Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance

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From the music of Louis Armstrong to the portraits by Beauford Delaney, the writings of Langston Hughes to the debut of the musical Show Boat, the Harlem Renaissance is one of the most significant developments in African-American history in the twentieth century. The Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance, in two-volumes and over 635 entries, is the first comprehensive compilation of information on all aspects of this creative, dynamic period. For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedi a of Harlem Renaissance website.The Journal and Guide was especially influentialin Norfolkand Virginia politics. Young was ... In the1920s, thenewspaper campaigned against lynching and calledfor better schools, improved housing, and jobs forits readers. It alsotook a stronganbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance
Author:Cary D. Wintz, Paul Finkelman
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-12-06


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