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Author LinkMost, Andrea.
Title LinkMaking Americans : Jews and the Broadway musical / Andrea Most.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Description viii, 253 p. :  ill. ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-240) and index.
Contents Contents: 1. Acting American : Jews, theatricality, and modernity -- 2. Cantors’ sons, jazz singers, and Indian chiefs : the invention of ethnicity on the musical comedy stage -- 3. Babes in arms : the politics of theatricality during the great depression -- 4. "We know we belong to the land" : the theatricality of assimilation in Oklahoma! -- 5. The apprenticeship of Annie Oakley; or, ’doin’ what comes natur’lly" -- 6. "You’ve got to be carefully taught" : The politics of race in South Pacific -- Coda : "I whistle a happy tune".
Subject LinkMusicals -- United States -- History and criticism.
LinkJews -- United States -- Music -- History and criticism.

System Number 000662243
ISBN Link0674011651 (alk. paper)
Link9780674011656 (alk. paper)

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