Hoecakes, Hambone, and All That Jazz: African American Traditions in Missouri

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Many African Americans in Missouri are the descendants of slaves brought by the French or the Spanish to the Louisiana Territory in the 1700s or by Americans who moved from slave states after the Louisiana Purchase in the 1800s. In Hoecakes, Hambone, and All That Jazz, Rose M. Nolen explores the ways in which those Missouri "immigrants with a difference"--along with other Africans brought to America against their will--developed cultural, musical, and religious traditions that allowed them to retain customs from their ...

Hoecakes, Hambone, and All That Jazz: African American Traditions in Missouri 2003, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826215017

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