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Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885-1940

Slumming( )
Author: Heap, Chad
Heap, Chad C.
Series title:Historical Studies of Urban America Ser.
Publication Date:Mar 2009
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $97.00
Book Description:

During Prohibition, "Harlem was the 'in' place to go for music and booze," recalled the African American chanteuse Bricktop. "Every night the limousines pulled up to the corner," and out spilled affluent whites, looking for a good time, great jazz, and the unmatchable thrill of doing something disreputable.   That is the indelible public image of slumming, but as Chad Heap reveals in this fascinating history, the reality is that slumming was far...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Social Science / Human Sexuality
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.5 x 2.9 cm
Book Weight:0.722 Kilograms

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