Book Reviews : Blues People: Negro Music in White America. By LEROI JONES (London, Macgibbon and Kee, 1965). 244 pp. 30s

@article{Deakin1965BookR,
  title={Book Reviews : Blues People: Negro Music in White America. By LEROI JONES (London, Macgibbon and Kee, 1965). 244 pp. 30s},
  author={N. Deakin},
  journal={Race & Class},
  year={1965},
  volume={7},
  pages={95 - 97}
}
the descendants of the ’two million’ ? We are told that Americo-Liberianism has disappeared; that ’tribal background presents no problems for success ... But those with highly placed friends still rise more rapidly-as in any society’ (p. 71). Mrs. Fraenkel would not agree with this over-simple conclusion. Her own brief and lucid account of the first hundred years looks more to economic history for an explanation for the relative lack of development in the settler community, and to the sorry… Expand