Harlem Stomp!: A Cultural History Of The Harlem Renaissance

Harlem Stomp A Cultural History Of The Harlem Renaissance When it was released in Harlem Stomp was the first trade book to bring the Harlem Renaissance alive for young adults Meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated the book is a veritable tim

  • Title: Harlem Stomp!: A Cultural History Of The Harlem Renaissance
  • Author: Laban Carrick Hill
  • ISBN: 9780316040488
  • Page: 204
  • Format: ebook
  • When it was released in 2004, Harlem Stomp was the first trade book to bring the Harlem Renaissance alive for young adults Meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated, the book is a veritable time capsule packed with poetry, prose, photographs, full color paintings, and reproductions of historical documents Now, after than three years in hardcover, three starrWhen it was released in 2004, Harlem Stomp was the first trade book to bring the Harlem Renaissance alive for young adults Meticulously researched and lavishly illustrated, the book is a veritable time capsule packed with poetry, prose, photographs, full color paintings, and reproductions of historical documents Now, after than three years in hardcover, three starred reviews and a National Book Award nomination, Harlem Stomp is being released in paperback.

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    1. A Stomp is a raucous dance party, and by titling this overview of the Harlem Renaissance, Harlem Stomp Laban Carrick Hill makes it clear he wants the reader to connect with the explosive creativity that emerged from the golden age of New York City s uptown Manhatten However, the book covers much ground then these highlights In the 1920 s, Harlem was hot The streets were crowded The nightclubs were hoppin The theaters were packed to the rafters And the poems and stories crackled with racial prid [...]


    2. A beautiful book with gorgeous artwork, photos, poems, and quotes I would rate it a lot higher as an independent read However, as a read aloud, it definitely had some flow issues, and a lot of very repetitive sections.


    3. Overall, this book was a bit boring in some parts, but in most other parts, it was very very interesting because it is a nonfiction book, there will be some parts that are boring, heartbreaking, and even suspenseful, but I really did enjoy this book and i do recommend it


    4. Starting in 1900 and stretching over the next 35 years, this volume highlights the struggles, innovations, celebrations and achievements of Black Americans in and around Harlem, New York The opening section documents the violent and oppressive climate in America at the turn of the last century, setting the stage for northern migration and the rise of Black creative energy In music, literature, visual arts, movies, social life and political organization these communities broke through to a new ar [...]


    5. I have recently become fascinated with the Harlem Renaissance When I think of all of the elements of our collective culture that came from that era, I think of how even of an injustice it was the way African Americans were treated in our country.This book was an excellent look into all of those elements of Black culture during that time that helped shape our country I loved how reading felt like looking through a scrapbook of memories good and bad The only reason I gave it 3 stars instead of 4 [...]


    6. SS5H4 The student will describe U.S involvement in World War I and post World War I America.b Describe the cultural developments and individual contributions in the 1920s of the Jazz Age Louis Armstrong , the Harlem Renaissance Langston Hughes , baseball Babe Ruth , the automobile Henry Ford , and the airplane Charles Lindbergh.Could not ask for a better book to use a supplemental text The book has absolutely everything a student will need to write a report, summary,describe culture, and importa [...]


    7. This book brings to light the African American cultural shift and explosion that occurred during the 20th century Not only does the book talk about the discrimination and hostile environment that Black Americans faced, but showed how they moved away from the hate and let their ideas flow I thought that the use of primary documents, the words of those involved in the renaissance, and the display of their accomplishments helps bring this story to life even for the reader We can see how the Harlem [...]


    8. This book explains the African American migration north at the beginning of the 20th century It explains the frustration, violence from African Americans living in the south and the dreams of economic opportunity that was in the north This book explains why blacks settled in Harlem and how Harlem because the center of the New Negro Movement This book highlights all aspects of the Harlem Renaissance, from rent parties to the theater There are quotes from speeches, poems, photographs and magazine [...]


    9. This book made me realize just how terrible racism is and can be and makes me glad that I live in the time era I do now rather than back in the early 1900 s where racism was a lot worse While NOT being a person who dislikes those of another race not racists towards non whites , I particularly found it really upsetting just how bad whites treated blacks and how at the time of the Harlem Renaissance whites couldn t even deal with living in the same neighborhood as a black person or persons I fully [...]


    10. This book started off with such a bang it was inspirational and heartbreaking and wow, some of the stuff that came out of the difficulties of the Jim Crow era is just sublime My only beef with this book is that it begins reading like a reference book once you get into the heart of the matter Unfortunately that s not the best format for a reader like me that hits up the library for reads rather than collecting my own library Tiny beef, and I do recommend this for anybody interested in one of the [...]


    11. I m sure its purposes for historical information makes it easier to see the value than reading it for pleasure I didn t necessarily enjoy the content or the busy ness of each page chock full of Harlem Renaissance tidbits I thought it would be lighter and prose like like Twelve Rounds to Glory that I read on Friday it would have made it enjoyable.


    12. A beautiful book that combines visual art and historical information to give an overview of the Harlem Renaissance This book is a keeper, suitable for anyone 10 and over, and a great intro to African American history and the arts.


    13. This book was fascinating I learned so much about the Harlem Renaissance It helped me prepare a high school unit plan on the topic It had great photos and illustrations to depict this time period in our country I would love to own a copy.


    14. I see that this has not been well recieved here in land But folks didn t say why not I found it fascinating and accessible for YA readers Lots of primary sources and interesting pictures and a seemingly good lead up to and exploring of the Harlem Renaissance.


    15. Harlem Stomp is a truly stunning book The photographs, handwritten notes, playbills and other scrapbook memorabilia make this book unique and beautiful to read The text is accurate and informative and provides an excellent introduction to the Harlem Renaissance.



    16. This book is definitely a good one I just prefer fiction Harlem Stomp Is super educational and good at explaining terms in a non condescending way kids and adults may not know.


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