From Timbuktu to the Mississippi Delta
From Timbuktu for the Mississippi Delta explores how West African standards of aesthetics and sociocultural traits have moved into mainstream American culture and grow social norms. This is an ideal text to use in related Jazz History, African Studies, Sociology, and History (16th–19th century and Harlem Renaissance) courses.
From Timbuktu on the Mississippi Delta:
– Documents the societal influences from West Africa.
– Explores the hidden legacy of American Standard of Aesthetics.
– Takes a multidisciplinary method of analyzing and understanding societal influences.
– Incorporates pictures, maps, as well as other images to provide an engaging reading experience. Read the rest of this entry »