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The Sounds of Slavery: Discovering African American History through Songs, Sermons, and Speech

3.88  ·  Rating Details  ·  16 Ratings  ·  1 Review
This exploration of African American slavery through sound is a groundbreaking way of understanding both slave culture and American history

"A work of great originality and insight."
-Ira Berlin

"Shane White and Graham White's book is a joy."
-Branford Marsalis

"A fascinating book . . . that brings to life the historical soundscape of 18th- and 19th-century African Americans at
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Paperback, 264 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Beacon Press (first published April 1st 2005)
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