The Resource Swinging the machine : modernity, technology, and African American culture between the World Wars, Joel Dinerstein

Swinging the machine : modernity, technology, and African American culture between the World Wars, Joel Dinerstein

Label
Swinging the machine : modernity, technology, and African American culture between the World Wars
Title
Swinging the machine
Title remainder
modernity, technology, and African American culture between the World Wars
Statement of responsibility
Joel Dinerstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.896/073/009043
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.6
LC item number
.D5 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Swinging the machine : modernity, technology, and African American culture between the World Wars, Joel Dinerstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Introduction: Bodies and Machines -- 1. The Tempo of Life Is Out of Control ... and Then Righted -- 2. The Jazz Train and American Musical Modernity -- 3. African American Modernism and the Techno-Dialogic: From John Henry to Duke Ellington -- 4. Swinging the Machines: Big Bands and Streamliner Trains -- 5. The Standardized White Girl in the Pleasure Machine: The Ziegfeld Follies and Busby Berkeley's 1930s Musicals -- 6. Tap Dancers Rap Back at the Machine -- 7. America's National Folk Dance: The Lindy Hop -- 8. The World of Tomorrow ... in the Groove: Swinging the New York World's Fair, 1939-40 -- Conclusion: The Continuing Importance of Swinging the Machine
Control code
000024086431
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 415 p.
Isbn
9781558493735
Lccn
2002013897
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (OCoLC)50598115

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