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Arts and Music Dan Lyndon

Franklin Watts Ltd
Hardback 48 pages

ISBN:
9780749690342
Size:
267 x 217 x 16mm
Published:
24th Jun 2010
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Series:
Black History
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Overview

The Black History series brings together a wide range of events and experiences from the past to promote knowledge and understanding of black culture today. This book looks at the influences and key movements in the development of black artists and their work across the generations.

Contents

Introduction The music of Africa Music and slavery The actor - Ira Aldridge The composer - Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Images of black people in art The Harlem Renaissance The London scene Writing the Civil Rights Movement Motown Jimi Hendrix The reggae beat Dub poets - Kwesi-Johnson, Zephaniah Punk and two-tone From hip hop to dubstep Contemporary writers, artists and musicians Timeline Websites and Bibliography

Author

Dan Lyndon has been teaching for over 15 years, and is former head of history at Henry Compton School, London. He is a member of the Black and Asian Studies Association (BASA).

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