Middle-Class African American Marriages between the Two World Wars
By Anastasia C. Curwood
216 pp., 5.5 x 8.5, 7 halftones, notes, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-0981-2
Published: August 2013
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-6838-6
Published: November 2010
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About the Author
Anastasia C. Curwood is assistant professor of African American and diaspora studies at Vanderbilt University.
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"Recommended for academic libraries and public and special libraries with large African American history collections."--Tennessee Libraries
"Curwood has initiated a virtually unprecedented conversation on the history of marriage among African Americans. . . .A must read. Essential. All levels/libraries."--Choice
"Stormy Weather inaugurates a discussion of intimate life among African Americans that is sure to be lively and productive."--H-Net Reviews
"A very good book and well worth reading."--Journal of Southern History
"Curwood] is able to recreate the dynamics of a vibrant community of middle-class and elite African Americans who worked toward upward mobility even as they worked out intraracial issues of skin color and class. . . . [Its] clear and concise writing style as well as its lack of jargon makes it an accessible read."--Southern Historian
“A welcome addition to the emerging interdisciplinary studies of love and marriage in African America from the inside out.”--Journal of African American History
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Read: Curwood celebrated March 17 as National Black Marriage Day, remembering the history and impact the New Negro era had on black middle-class identity, intimate relationships and gender ideals. Read "National Black Marriage Day and the New Negro Era’s Legacy."