Negro traditions

by Thomas Washington Talley

Publisher: University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville

Written in English
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  • Tales -- Tennessee

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-334).

StatementThomas W. Talley ; edited, with an introduction, by Charles K. Wolfe and Laura C. Jarmon.
ContributionsWolfe, Charles K., Jarmon, Laura C., 1951-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17727924M
ISBN 100870499254

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Dorson described the people in his book as strange—the descendants of Negro pioneers. They were caught between cultures, thin of body, yellow in color, some could easily pass for white, and several showed discomfiture at any questions about their past. Beyond the family traditions, there were no visible links with Southern Negro culture.

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