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Author Williams, Daniel G.

Title Black skin, blue books : African Americans and Wales, 1845-1945 / Daniel G. Williams.

Published Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 357 pages) : illustrations.
Series Writing Wales in English
CREW series of critical and scholarly studies
Writing Wales in English.
CREW series of critical and scholarly studies.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents General Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Illustrations; Introduction; Black Skin, Blue Books: Frederick Douglass, Abolitionism and Victorian Wales; 'In the Wide Margin': Modernism and Ethnic Renaissance in Harlem and Wales; 'They feel me a part of that land': Paul Robeson, Race and the Making of Modern Wales; The Invisible Man's Welsh Routes: Ralph Ellison in Wartime Wales; Conclusion: 1945; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary This is a ground breaking comparative study of the fascinating connections between African Americans and the Welsh, beginning in the era of slavery and concluding with the experiences of African American GIs in wartime Wales.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject African Americans.
English literature -- Wales.
Electronic books.
Personal narratives -- American.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780708325322 (electronic bk.)
0708325327 (electronic bk.)