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Author Lawson, R. A., 1974-

Title Jim Crow's counterculture : the blues and Black southerners, 1890-1945 / R.A. Lawson

Publ Info Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  ML3521 .L38 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  ML3521 L38 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Making the modern South
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-265) and index
Includes discography: p. [201]-210
Contents Call and response : the blues of accommodation, the blues of resistance -- To be Black is to be blue : the blues profession and negotiating the "Black place" during Jim Crow -- Leavin' the Jim Crow town : the great migration and the blues's broadening horizon -- Jim Crow's war for democracy : the blues people and World War I -- Workin' on the project : the blues of the great flood and Great Depression -- Uncle Sam called me : World War II and the blues counterculture of inclusion
LC subject Blues (Music) -- Southern States -- History and criticism
African Americans -- Southern States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
ISBN 9780807136805 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807136808 (cloth : alk. paper)