By Black Hawk Hancock
In American Allegory, Black Hawk Hancock bargains an embedded and embodied ethnography that situates dance inside of a bigger Chicago panorama of segregated social practices. Delving into Chicago dance worlds, the Lindy and Steppin’, Hancock makes use of a mixture of participant-observation and interviews to deliver to the skin the racial stress that surrounds white use of black cultural types. concentrating on new kinds of appropriation in an period of multiculturalism, Hancock underscores the institutionalization of racial disparities and provides great insights into the intersection of race and tradition in America.
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