From Trickster to Badman : : The Black Folk Hero in Slavery and Freedom / / John W. Roberts.

To protect their identity and values, Africans enslaved in America transformed various familiar character types to create folk heroes who offered models of behavior both recognizable to them as African people and adaptable to their situation in America.Roberts specifically examines the Afro-American...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Penn Press eBook Package Complete Collection
Place / Publishing House:Philadelphia : : University of Pennsylvania Press, , [2010]
Year of Publication:2010
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Physical Description:1 online resource (240 p.)
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