Christopher J. Smith. 2013. The Creolization of American Culture: William Sidney Mount and the Roots of Blackface Minstrelsy. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press. 352pp. ISBN 978-0-252-03776-4 (hbk)

Authors

  • Rob Bowman York University, Toronto

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.v3i2.28407

Keywords:

blackface minstrelsy, Creole synthesis, United States, William Sidney Mount

Abstract

Christopher J. Smith. 2013. The Creolization of American Culture: William Sidney Mount and the Roots of Blackface Minstrelsy. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press. 352pp. ISBN 978-0-252-03776-4 (hbk)

Author Biography

Rob Bowman, York University, Toronto

Music: Associate Professor

References

Carlin, Bob. 2007. The Birth of the Banjo: Joel Walker Sweeney and Early Minstrelsy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

Cockrell, David. 1997. Demons of Disorder: Early Blackface Minstrels and Their World. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lhamon, W. T. Jr. 1998. Blackface Performance from Jim Crow to Hip Hop. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Lott, Eric. 2013. Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class. New York: Oxford University Press.

Mahar, William J. 1999. Behind the Burnt Cork Mask: Early Blackface Minstrelsy and Antebellum American Popular Culture. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

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Published

2017-01-04

How to Cite

Bowman, R. (2017). Christopher J. Smith. 2013. The Creolization of American Culture: William Sidney Mount and the Roots of Blackface Minstrelsy. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press. 352pp. ISBN 978-0-252-03776-4 (hbk). Journal of World Popular Music, 3(2), 286–288. https://doi.org/10.1558/jwpm.v3i2.28407

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Cultural Trajectories of Popular Music