Ring Shout, Wheel About: The Racial Politics of Music and Dance in North American Slavery

Citation data:

Civil War Book Review, ISSN: 1528-6592, Vol: 16, Issue: 3, Page: 23

Publication Year:
2014
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol16/iss3/23
DOI:
10.31390/cwbr.16.3.25
Author(s):
Gac, Scott
Publisher(s):
University of Illinois Press
review description
Performance and Race in American SlaveryRing Shout, Wheel About presents a vivid reconceptualization of the origins of American entertainment. In five short chapters—Script, Casting, Backstage, Advertisement, and Same Script, Different Actors—, Thompson draws readers’ attention to....