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The Cotton Club Paperback – October, 1977. by Haskins James (Author). This book gives and excellent desribition of the old New York.

The Cotton Club Paperback – October, 1977.

The Cotton Club book. Haskins launched his college teaching career in 1970 and continued lecturing on psychology, folklore, children's and young adult literature, and urban education at schools in New York and Indiana before landing a full-time professorship in the English department at the University of Florida at Gainesville in 1977. That same year he authored The Cotton Club, a pictorial and social history of the notorious Harlem night club, which seven years later was transformed into a motion picture of the same name directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

James Haskins (September 19, 1941 – July 6, 2005) was a prolific and award-winning author with more than one hundred books for both adults and children. Many of his books highlight the achievements of African Americans and cover the history and culture of Africa and the African-American experience. His work also included many biographical subjects, ranging from Hank Aaron to Scatman Crothers and Malcolm X. Most of his writings were for young people.

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I’m pictures and text Jim Haskins tells the story of The Cotton Club: The hottest spot in Harlem, the wellspring of the best black musical and theatrical talent in the country, a symbol of the jazz age in New York in its heyday, and the notorious admittance policy that only allowed whites. in photography and narrative, Jim Haskins reports on the gangsters.

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James Haskins is the author of more than a hundred books for both adults and children, including The Cotton Club . James Ransome has illustrated more than fifty books for children.

James Haskins is the author of more than a hundred books for both adults and children, including The Cotton Club, which inspired the motion picture of the same name, and The Story of Stevie Wonder, which won the Coretta Scott King Award. His titles include The Creation by James Weldon Johnson, winner of the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award; Uncle Jed’s Barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell, a Coretta Scott King Honor Book; and My Name Is Truth: The Life of Sojourner Truth by Ann Turner. He lives in New York State and teaches illustration at Syracuse University.

I'm pictures and text Jim Haskins tells the story of The Cotton Club: The hottest spot in Harlem, the wellspring of the best black musical and theatrical talent in the country, a symbol of the jazz age in New York in its heyday, and the notorious admittance policy that only allowed whites. in photography and narrative, Jim Haskins reports on the gangsters that owned it, the celebrities who packed it's tables, The legendary singers and musicians that performed, the famous ask who entertained on a regular basis, and the legendary music for which the cotton club is culturally defined. Jim Haskins sets out to put the story of the cotton club in the context of socio-cultural and socio-historical, and socio-political history. by focusing on the backdrop of prohibition, the great depression, and war, Haskins achieves a marvelous narrative and photographic recollection of the magnificent cultural phenomenon known as The Cotton Club.

Comments: (3)

Malodor
Learned a lot of things I didn't know about a fascinating place and time in history.
Kerry
December 8, 2016

Another perfect addition for My project with My Family and Ketrina Maria Gordon.

Thanks,
Asyasya
This book gives and excellent desribition of the old New York. It is a interesting book and should be read by all historans and regular readers alike!
The Cotton Club download epub
Americas
Author: James Haskins
ISBN: 0394490606
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Random House; 1st edition (1977)
Pages: 169 pages