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Resources for the Gen Ed Course, Jazz Century in America


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African American DanceKen Burns JazzKeeping Time Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Textbooks and CDs

Burns, Ken.  Jazz: the Story of America's Music.  5 CD set.  New York: Sony, 2000.
Glass, Barbara.  African American Dance: An Illustrated History. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2007.
Walser, Robert, ed. Keeping Time: Readings in Jazz History New York: Oxford U. Press.
Wilson, August. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom New York: Penguin Books, 1985.

History of African American Social Dance in America

Reference Librarian

Anne Harlow
Paley Library Room 318

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