Harlem in the Twentieth Century

Author: Noreen Mallory
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1614234094
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Harlem is one of the best-known neighborhoods in the U.S., and it's also one of the nation's most vibrant cultural hubs. Though its reputation has been tarnished at times by economic depressions and crime, its loyal community has created a unique history and culture. Much of this history took place during the twentieth century, which included an influx African American residents, an unparalleled artistic, literary and musical movement known as the Harlem Renaissance, deteriorating economic conditions, and finally a thrilling resurgence. This new book presents the grand story of Harlem's twentieth century history as never before.

Encyclopedia of American Poetry The Twentieth Century

Author: Eric L. Haralson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131776322X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century contains over 400 entries that treat a broad range of individual poets and poems, along with many articles devoted to topics, schools, or periods of American verse in the century. Entries fall into three main categories: poet entries, which provide biographical and cultural contexts for the author's career; entries on individual works, which offer closer explication of the most resonant poems in the 20th-century canon; and topical entries, which offer analyses of a given period of literary production, school, thematically constructed category, or other verse tradition that historically has been in dialogue with the poetry of the United States.

Gastropolis

Author: Annie Hauck-Lawson
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231136528
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An irresistible sampling of the city's rich food heritage, Gastropolis explores the personal and historical relationship between New Yorkers and food. Beginning with the origins of New York's fusion cuisine, such as Mt. Olympus bagels and Puerto Rican lasagna, the book describes the nature of food and drink before the arrival of Europeans in 1624 and offers a history of early farming practices. Specially written essays trace the function of place and memory in Asian cuisine, the rise of Jewish food icons, the evolution of food enterprises in Harlem, the relationship between restaurant dining and identity, and the role of peddlers and markets in guiding the ingredients of our meals. They share spice-scented recollections of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx, and colorful vignettes of the avant-garde chefs, entrepreneurs, and patrons who continue to influence the way New Yorkers eat.

Psychology Comes to Harlem

Author: Jay Garcia
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421405415
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An illuminating picture of mid-twentieth-century American literary culture and learned life, Psychology Comes to Harlem reveals the critical and intellectual innovation of literary artists who bridged psychology and antiracism to challenge segregation.

The Italian American Heritage

Author: Pellegrino D'Acierno
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780815303800
Format: PDF, ePub
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"The Italian American Heritage is a collection of essayssome profoundly personal, others more formal - designed to serve as a reference work documenting the history of Italian American culture and as a critical project dedicated to the analysis of Italian American identity."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

American Women Writers 1900 1945

Author: Laurie Champion
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313309434
Format: PDF
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Women writers have been traditionally excluded from literary canons, not until recently have scholars begun to rediscover or discover neglected women writers and their works. This reference includes alphabetically arranged entries on 58 American women authors who wrote between 1900 and 1945, a period that embraces two major artistic movements, Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a review of the author's critical reception, and extensive primary and secondary bibliographies. The volume reflects the diversity of American culture through its coverage of African American, Native American, Mexican American, and Chinese American women writers.

Term Paper Resource Guide to Twentieth century United States History

Author: Robert Muccigrosso
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313300967
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Students will write more effective term papers with this guide to 500 term paper ideas and thousands of print and nonprint sources on twentieth-century U.S. history. This guide presents entries on 100 of the most important events and developments in twentieth-century U.S. history organized in chronological order, from the Spanish-American War to the creation of NAFTA. Each entry consists of a short description of the event, followed by five specific suggestions for term papers about the event, and a wide-ranging annotated bibliography of 15-35 books, articles, videos, and a web site appropriate for student research. In every case the emphasis is on recent and up-to-date material, as well as landmark works and primary sources. This unique guide is valuable not only to students, but to teachers and librarians who guide students in research, and is an excellent purchasing guide for librarians who serve student needs."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved