Juneteenth Texas

Essays in African-American Folklore

978-1-57441-283-3 Paperback
6 x 9 x 0 in
376 pp. 60 b&w illus.
Pub Date: 04/21/2010


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Juneteenth Texas explores African-American folkways and traditions from both African-American and white perspectives. Included are descriptions and classifications of different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas; explorations of songs and stories and specific performers such as Lightnin’ Hopkins, Manse Lipscomb, and Bongo Joe; and a section giving resources for the further study of African Americans in Texas.


Publications of the Texas Folklore Society

Published by University of North Texas Press