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How important were spirituals & folk songs for the life of enslaved African Americans in the antebellum South? von Kersten, Martin (eBook)

  • Erschienen: 17.01.2011
  • Verlag: GRIN Publishing
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How important were spirituals & folk songs for the life of enslaved African Americans in the antebellum South?

Essay from the year 2010 in the subject History - America, grade: 1,3, York University, language: English, abstract: Every study of the culture of black people in America inevitably reveals statements about the relationship between black and white Americans. In this essay this will not be a side effect but intended. On the following pages I want to put up the question whether spirituals - songs of black Christian Afro-Americans - can be simply seen as sorrow songs (as stated above) that only had one aim: to create a platform for black people to express their feelings, fears and their pain; or whether those songs can be interpreted as a motor for the black mass to draw the attention on the deficiency of a whole community, and eventually to achieve cultural, social and political changes. The subject of my investigation, then, is the social function of black music in America before the Civil War.

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    Größe: 251kBytes
    Reihe (Teil): Akademische Schriftenreihe Bd.V164989
    Herausgeber: GRIN Publishing
    Sprache: Englisch
    Seitenanzahl: 6
    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: none
    ISBN: 9783640801961
    Erschienen: 17.01.2011
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