Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 January 2020

496 Pages | 46 illus.


ISBN: 9780190095529

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Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field

Mark Burford

  • First book on Mahalia Jackson in 25 years
  • Draws on previously unexamined archival and media sources
  • Offers a comprehensive analysis of Jackson's early recordings
  • Reorients the study of black gospel music and black vernacular cultural production more broadly