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The Negro and His Songs

A Study of Typical Negro Songs in the South

By Howard W. Odum, Guy B. Johnson

The Negro and His Songs

Approx. 318 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-0933-1
    Published: March 2013

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This study of typical Afro-American songs in the South is a foundation study of great importance both to the specialist and to the general reader. With scholarly investigation is combined intelligent sympathy and a rare understanding of the black in his various aspects. The book discusses the religious songs, the social songs, and the work songs of the Afro-American. Originally published in 1925.

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