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"Swingin' Theory: The Blues Idiom as Vox Populi

Charles Peterson

Abstract


The articulations of the cultural and class chasm between well colonized Afri- U.S. peoples and those Afri-U.S. peoples at the margins of mainstream U.S. culture, functioned and still function as an ongoing debate between disparate worldviews and divergent perceptions of and relationships to mainstream U.S. hegemony.

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Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
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