Dancing to a black man's tune : a life of Scott Joplin /

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Main Author: Curtis, Susan, 1956-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c1994.
Series:Missouri biography series
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Main Author:Curtis, Susan, 1956-
Summary:

By using Scott Joplin's life as a window onto American social and cultural development at the turn of the century, this biography dramatizes the role of one brilliant African American musician in defining the culture of a still-young nation.

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Physical Description:xx, 265 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-257) and index.
ISBN:0826209491 (alk. paper)
9780826209498 (alk. paper)
Author Notes:

Susan Curtis is Professor of History and American Studies and Director of Interdisciplinary Studies at Purdue University. She is the author of several books, including A Consuming Faith , The First Black Actors on the Great White Way , and Colored Memories (all with the University of Missouri Press) .

The Missouri Biography Series, edited by William E. Foley


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