Swinging the Machine: Modernity, Technology, and African American Culture Between the World Wars
In any age and any given society, cultural practices reflect the material circumstances of people's everyday lives. According to Joel Dinerstein, it was no different in America between the two World Wars -- an era sometimes known as the "machine age" -- when innovative forms of music and dance helped a newly urbanized population cope with the increased mechanization of mod...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by University of Massachusetts Press
(first published April 2003)
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