HISC39H3: Hellhound on My Trail: Living the Blues in the Mississippi Delta, 1890-1945

This course examines black life and culture in the cotton South through the medium of the blues. Major topics include: land tenure patterns in southern agriculture, internal and external migration, mechanisms of state and private labour control, gender conventions in the black community, patterns of segregation and changing race relations.

United States and Latin America Area

History, Philosophy and Cultural Studies