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Stormy weather middle-class African American marriages between the two World Wars /

The so-called New Negroes of the period between World Wars I and II embodied a new sense of racial pride and upward mobility for the race. Many of them thought that relationships between spouses could be a crucial factor in realizing this dream. But there was little agreement about how spousal relat...

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Main Author: Curwood, Anastasia Carol, 1974-
Corporate Author: JSTOR books.
Format: Online Book
Language: English
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2010
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Online Access: Online version
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Summary: The so-called New Negroes of the period between World Wars I and II embodied a new sense of racial pride and upward mobility for the race. Many of them thought that relationships between spouses could be a crucial factor in realizing this dream. But there was little agreement about how spousal relationships should actually function in an ideal New Negro marriage. Shedding light on an often-overlooked aspect of African American social history, Anastasia Curwood explores the public and private negotiations over gender relationships inside marriage that consumed upwardly mobile black Americans be.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 196 p.) : ill.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780807868386 (electronic bk.)
0807868388 (electronic bk.)
Access: Electronic access restricted to Villanova University patrons.