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Bricktop's Paris
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Tells the fascinating story of African American women who traveled to France to seek freedom of expression.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. The Women
  2. p. xv
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  1. Map of Bricktop’s Paris
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  1. Map Key
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  1. Book I. Bricktop’s Paris
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. Introduction: The Other Americans, 1919–1939
  2. pp. 5-16
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  1. 1. Les Dames, Grand and Small, of Montmartre: The Paris of Bricktop
  2. pp. 17-72
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  1. 2. The Gotham-Montparnasse Exchange
  2. pp. 73-114
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  1. 3. Women of the Petit Boulevard: The Artist’s Haven
  2. pp. 115-142
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  1. 4. Black Paris: Cultural Politics and Prose
  2. pp. 143-154
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  1. 5. Epilogue: “Homeward Tug at a Poet’s Heart”: The Return
  2. pp. 155-158
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  1. Appendix: “Negro Dance,” Opus 25, No. 1, Nora Douglas Holt
  2. pp. 159-162
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  1. Book II. The Autobiography of Ada “Bricktop” Smith, or Miss Baker Regrets
  2. pp. 163-164
  1. Foreword: Gained in Translation?
  2. Alice Randall
  3. pp. 165-170
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  1. Preface: History’s Marginalia, Autofictional Mysteries, and a Fondness for Matters French
  2. T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting
  3. pp. 171-176
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  1. The Autobiography of Ada “Bricktop” Smith, or Miss Baker Regrets
  2. pp. 177-346
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  1. Glossary (Book II)
  2. pp. 347-348
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  1. Notes to Book I
  2. pp. 349-368
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  1. List of Archives and Libraries
  2. pp. 369-370
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 371-372
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  1. Index to Book 1
  2. pp. 373-378
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  1. Back Cover
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