Dancing to a black man's tune : a life of Scott Joplin
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Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [1994].
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Central Adult Nonfiction
780.92 J815z, C981d
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In this interpretive biography, Curtis (American history, Purdue U.) recounts the life of the African American composer who helped break down racial barriers by creating a uniquely black musical form embraced by middle-class whites. Joplin's life, framed by two decisive events in American history the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment in 1868 and the entrance into the Great War in 1917 illuminates a crucial period in the evolution of American culture. Includes b&w photos and reproductions. CIP shows the subtitle as A Biography of Scott Joplin. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
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Book
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xx, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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English
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0826209491 (alk. paper)

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-257) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Curtis, S. (1994). Dancing to a black man's tune: a life of Scott Joplin. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Susan, 1956-. 1994. Dancing to a Black Man's Tune: A Life of Scott Joplin. Columbia: University of Missouri Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Susan, 1956-, Dancing to a Black Man's Tune: A Life of Scott Joplin. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1994.

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Curtis, Susan. Dancing to a Black Man's Tune: A Life of Scott Joplin. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1994. Print.

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