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Go Down, Old Hannah: The Living History of African American Texans (The Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture) ePub download

by John E. Fleming,Naomi Mitchell Carrier

  • Author: John E. Fleming,Naomi Mitchell Carrier
  • ISBN: 0292721331
  • ISBN13: 978-0292721333
  • ePub: 1463 kb | FB2: 1811 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press (February 1, 2010)
  • Pages: 339
  • Rating: 4.5/5
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Go Down, Old Hannah: The Living History of African American Texans (The Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture) ePub download

A collection of 15 living history plays about key aspects of African American life commissioned by museums and . Cover: Go Down, Old Hannah. By Naomi Mitchell Carrier. Foreword by John E. Fleming.

A collection of 15 living history plays about key aspects of African American life commissioned by museums and historic sites in Texas. Go Down, Old Hannah". The Living History of African American Texans. A collection of 15 living history plays about key aspects of African American life commissioned by museums and historic sites in Texas. Series: Jack and Doris Smothers Endowment in Texas History, Life, and Culture, Number Twenty-Five. This is a print-on-demand title.

go Down, Old Hannah book. The fifteen living history plays in this collection were commissioned by museums and historic sites in Texas to show the interdependence of African American experiences and contributions to the living history of Texas. The plays cover subject matter ranging from slave celebrations, family breakups, and running away, to the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction. Living history is a style of instructive and entertaining performance.

The fifteen living history plays in this collection were commissioned by museums and historic sites in Texas to show the interdependence of African American experiences and contributions to the living history of Texas.

Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State. Randolph B. Campbell. Black Texans: A History of African Americans in Texas, 1528–1995. This book gave wonderful insight into the lives of African Americans after reconstruction. We need more books of this nature to fill in the gaps of Black History. 4 people found this helpful.

The book expands the view of the social change that came about as a result of this movement and the cultural clashes that occured.

Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). The book expands the view of the social change that came about as a result of this movement and the cultural clashes that occured.

Go Down, Old Hannah". The Living History of African American Texans NAOMI MITCHELL CARRIER is an independent scholar, playwright, and performer. Written by. Naomi Mitchell Carrier. Social Politics in Victorian Texas: A Living History Interpretation of African Americans and Their Responsibilities. Juneteenth at the George Ranch. NAOMI MITCHELL CARRIER is an independent scholar, playwright, and performer. She is the founder and CEO of the Texas Center for African American Living History and co-founder of Talking Back Living History Theatre.

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Down in Houston: Bayou City Blues is a 2003 book written by Roger Wood, with photographs from James Fraher, published by the University of Texas Press; it is No. 8 of the Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture

Down in Houston: Bayou City Blues is a 2003 book written by Roger Wood, with photographs from James Fraher, published by the University of Texas Press; it is No. 8 of the Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture. Down in Houston discusses the African-American musical culture that was established in Houston, Texas, particularly that of the Third Ward and Fifth Ward. Larry Willoughby of Austin Community College described the book as "an oral history, a socio-cultural study, a beautifully photographed pictorial, and a musicologist's primary source bonanza.

Living history is a style of instructive and entertaining performance that seeks to bring history to life with the use of costumes, tools, and reenactments appropriate to a specific time period. Done well, living history performances illuminate human experience in powerful, unforgettable ways.

The fifteen living history plays in this collection were commissioned by museums and historic sites in Texas to show the interdependence of African American experiences and contributions to the living history of Texas. The plays cover subject matter ranging from slave celebrations, family breakups, and running away, to the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction. Each play is research based and performed by Talking Back Living History Theatre as a festival production. These scripts are easily performed, and author Naomi Mitchell Carrier has included production notes in the overviews that precede each play. Lesson plans are also included, which add to the collection's appeal as a classroom tool.

Carrier's talent for bringing historical figures to life is exceptional. The names of most primary characters in these plays are real. By giving them faces, feelings, intelligence, and dignity, Carrier aims to give them new life.

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