Roosevelt’s Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR by Guido Van Rijn
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Roosevelt’s Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR by Guido Van Rijn
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University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, MI, 1997, First Printing with complete number line; a documentation of more than a hundred blues and gospel lyrics which contain political commentary on President Franklin Roosevelt. The book examines "the impact on the black community of the depression, the implementation of the New Deal , and the involvement of the United States in World War 11…[by]analysing in depth for the first time, the content of the blues of that period”. Spine ends are slightly pushed, else fine in pictorial boards, no dust jacket, as published. Uncommon in the hardcover edition. J2198

Roosevelt’s Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR by Guido Van Rijn
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Roosevelt’s Blues: African-American Blues and Gospel Songs on FDR by Guido Van Rijn
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