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Culture and African American Politics : Blacks in the Diaspora (Hardcover) - Charles P. Henry

Culture and African American Politics

Blacks in the Diaspora (Hardcover)


Published: 22nd June 1990
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"This is an original, interesting, and informative work, well worth reading."Aÿ -- Journal of American History

"In a fascinating book replete with dozens of examples, Henry examines folktales, proverbs, songs, and sermons to illustrate how cultural values... have been incorporated by black leaders and institutions to create a unique style of black political behavior." -- Choice

Preface Chapter 1 Ideology, Politics, and Culture Chapter 2 Black and Blue Chapter 3 Afro-American Style and Lower-Class Behavior Chapter 4 Jeremiads and the Ideological Functions of Black Religion Chapter 5 Cultural Politics and the Jackson Campaign Chapter 6 Growing Down Notes References Index

ISBN: 9780253327543
ISBN-10: 0253327547
Series: Blacks in the Diaspora (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 22nd June 1990
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.4