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Philadelphia Freedoms - a book by Awkward, Michael

Philadelphia Freedoms

Black American Trauma, Memory, and Culture after King

Philadelphia Freedoms( )
Author: Awkward, Michael
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Temple University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $94.50
Book Description:

Michael Awkward's Philadelphia Freedoms captures the energetic contestations over the meanings of racial politics and black identity during the post-King era in the City of Brotherly Love. Looking closely at four cultural moments, he shows how racial trauma and his native city's history have been entwined. He introduces each of these moments with poignant personal memories of the decade in focus and explores representation of African American freedom and oppression from the 1960s to...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 23 Inches

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