Search The Infography: 
The Infography

Blackface Minstrelsy

The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is blackface minstrelsy.


Six Superlative Sources

· Annemarie Bean, James V. Hatch, and Brooks McNamara, eds., Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy (Wesleyan University Press, 1996).

· Dale Cockrell, Demons of Disorder: Early Blackface Minstrels and Their World (Cambridge University Press, 1997).

· W.T. Lhamon, Jr., Raising Cain: Blackface Performance from Jim Crow to Hip Hop (Harvard University Press, 1998).

· Eric Lott, Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (Oxford University Press, 1993).

· William J. Mahar, Behind the Burnt Cork Mask: Early Blackface Minstrelsy and Antebellum American Popular Culture (University of Illinois Press, 1999).

· Robert C. Toll, Blacking Up: The Minstrel Show in Nineteenth-Century America (Oxford University Press, 1974).

Other Excellent Sources

· Virginia M. Vaughan, Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500-1800 (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

Search The Infography
Advanced Search

   Page Through The Infography Alphabetically   
Blackbirds -- Red-Winged
   Blackface Minstrelsy
Blacksmithing -- Design and Technique

About The Infography
published by Fields of Knowledge

Clicking this button will display the HTML code.

"The Infography about Blackface Minstrelsy"
© 2009 Fields of Knowledge
Essex, Iowa 51638-4608 USA