Blackface, white noise Jewish immigrants in the Hollywood melting pot by Michael Paul Rogin

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • African Americans in motion pictures,
  • Jews in the motion picture industry -- United States,
  • Jews -- Cultural assimilation -- United States,
  • Blackface entertainers -- United States,
  • Jewish entertainers -- United States

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMichael Rogin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.N4 R64 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 339 p. :
Number of Pages339
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL807437M
ISBN 100520204077
LC Control Number95044109

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