(EBOOK FREE) Flavor and Soul
Excellent A smart fun read that
made me realize how much popular culture I consume without thinking hard enough about It explores me realize how much popular culture I consume without thinking hard enough about It explores verlooked ethniccultural space
between blacks and Italians that illuminates the entire American experience Bravo Loving this brilliant multi disciplinary blacks and Italians that illuminates the entire American experience Bravo Loving this brilliant multi disciplinary This book examines what the author calls the edge now smooth sometimes serrated between Italian American and African American culture I was really interested in the thesis as I d thought about the topic before but hadn t
DELVED INTO IT DEEPLYTHE BOOK IS BROKEN DOWN INTO into it deeplyThe book is broken down into chapters looking at Sinatra and music The Hero's 2 Journeys (Audio Seminar) of the era cooking and mot. In the United States African American and Italian cultures have been intertwined for than a hundred years From as early as nineteenth century African Americanpera star Thomas Bowers “The Colored Mario” all the way to hip hop entrepreneur Puff Daddy dubbing himself “the Black Sinatra” the affinity between black and Italian cultures runs deep and wide Once you start looking you’ll find these connections everywhere Sinatra croons bel canto Trusting Rio over the limousine swingf the Count Basie band Snoop Dogg deftly tosses ff the line “I’m Lucky Luciano ’bout to sing soprano” Like the Brooklyn. Ery personal and informed place for #HIM AND THAT ADDS TO THE # and that adds to the
uality I m not sure if the book succeeds in its thesis as I m not sure if the book succeeds in its thesis as s a bit too vague at times with some points bviously being a stretch But it did The Destiny offer some valuable insight regarding the connections between African and Italian Americans that will help clarify somef the relationships in my life and prompt further thinking really enjoyed this book interesting perspective Very good and insightful about the recent Italianblack togetherness and seperate especially in the Northeast I can hear the authors voice well and his assertions are well sourced Very good read. D sound film and media sports and foodways Gennari shows how an Afro Italian sensibility has nourished and vitalized American culture writ large even as Italian Americans and African Americans have fought each Bequest other for urban space recognitionf Cattedrale overlapping historiesf suffering and exclusion and political and personal rispetto Thus Flavor and Soul is a cultural contact zone a piazza where people express deep feelings The Gifts Trilogy of joy and pleasure wariness and distrust amity and enmity And it isnly at such cultural edges Gennari argues that America can come to truly understand its racial and ethnic dynamics.