Black Culture and Black Consciousness: Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom

Synopsis

'..... Through an exhaustive investigation of black songs, folk tales, proverbs, aphorisms, verbal games and the long narrative oral poems known as 'toasts, ' Levine argues that the value system of Afro-Americans can only be understood through an analysis of Black culture.... His work ranks among the best books written on the Afro-American experience in recent years.' Al-Tony Gilmore, The Washington Post

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1978