ARC Review: The Original Blues: The Emergence of the Blues in African-American Vaudeville | A Comprehensive Look at the Evolution of the Blues

TITLE: The Original Blues: The Emergence of the Blues in African-American Vaudeville 1899-1926
AUTHOR: Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff
SERIES: N/A
RELEASED: February 2017; University Press of Mississippi
GENRE: Non-Fiction
FORMAT: e-Book

KEY INFO: black southern vaudeville, development of the blues, leading role of women of colour, racial segregation, appropriation by white people, academic text
REPRESENTATION:
women of colour, bisexual woc, lesbian woc, people of colour 
CONTENT NOTICES:
minstrelsy, racism, racial segregation and Jim Crow, alchoholism

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Blogmas | My Netgalley ARCs

NetGalley was not only my first introductions to ARCs but it was also, essentially, my introduction to the book blogging community! Since I joined earlier in 2017, I have learned a lot about book blogging, what ARCs are (this acronym took me ages to understand) and how to request them on NetGalley. I’m yet to receive any physical ARCs and that’s something that I’m hoping to work towards in 2018, but for now, I have lots of e-ARCs that I need to get through.

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