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Hoecakes, Hambone, and All That Jazz: African American Traditions in Missouri

by Nolen, Rose M.
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Retail Price: $12.95
Issue: Summer 2004
ISBN: 0826215017

Nolen traces the roots of African-American culture in Missouri through the course of American history. Beginning with the colonial period and moving forward through the antebellum era, the Civil War, and its aftermath, the narrative focuses on several figures such as William Wells Brown, John Berry Meachum, and Elizabeth Keckley.

review of Hoecakes, Hambone, and All That Jazz: African American Traditions in Missouri, by Nolen, Rose M., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2004).