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The Resource Making a promised land : Harlem in twentieth-century photography and film, Paula J. Massood

Making a promised land : Harlem in twentieth-century photography and film, Paula J. Massood

Label
Making a promised land : Harlem in twentieth-century photography and film
Title
Making a promised land
Title remainder
Harlem in twentieth-century photography and film
Statement of responsibility
Paula J. Massood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Making a Promised Land, Paula J. Massood examines the interconnected histories of African American representation, urban life, and citizenship as documented in still and moving images of Harlem over the last century. She analyzes how photography and film have been used over time to make African American culture visible to itself and to a wider audience and charts the ways in which Harlem, the "Mecc
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Massood, Paula J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • African American neighborhoods
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • African American neighborhoods
  • Motion pictures
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
Making a promised land : Harlem in twentieth-century photography and film, Paula J. Massood
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The era of the new Negro: African American politics and aesthetics in twentieth century Harlem -- African American aesthetics and the city: picturing the Black bourgeoisie in New York -- Heaven and hell in Harlem: urban aesthetics for a renaissance people -- Delinquents in the making: Harlem's representational turn toward "marketable shock" -- Gangster's paradise: drugs and crime in Harlem, from Blaxploitation to New Jack cinema -- Echoes of a renaissance: Harlem's nostalgic turn -- Conclusion: making and re-making a promised land: Harlem's continuing revisions
Control code
ocn852899303
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813555898
Lccn
2012012089
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvwqh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852899303
Label
Making a promised land : Harlem in twentieth-century photography and film, Paula J. Massood
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The era of the new Negro: African American politics and aesthetics in twentieth century Harlem -- African American aesthetics and the city: picturing the Black bourgeoisie in New York -- Heaven and hell in Harlem: urban aesthetics for a renaissance people -- Delinquents in the making: Harlem's representational turn toward "marketable shock" -- Gangster's paradise: drugs and crime in Harlem, from Blaxploitation to New Jack cinema -- Echoes of a renaissance: Harlem's nostalgic turn -- Conclusion: making and re-making a promised land: Harlem's continuing revisions
Control code
ocn852899303
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813555898
Lccn
2012012089
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jvwqh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)852899303

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