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Jim Crow Wisdom - a book by Holloway, Jonathan Scott

Jim Crow Wisdom

Memory and Identity in Black America Since 1940

Jim Crow Wisdom( )
Author: Holloway, Jonathan Scott
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.00
Book Description:

How do we balance the desire for tales of exceptional accomplishment with the need for painful doses of reality? How hard do we work to remember our past or to forget it? These are some of the questions that Jonathan Scott Holloway addresses in this exploration of race memory from the dawn of the modern civil rights era to the present. Relying on social science, documentary film, dance, popular literature, museums, memoir, and the tourism trade, Holloway explores the stories black...
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