Dimensions: 640 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.39 in
Published: September 27, 2014
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0810879166
ISBN - 13: 9780810879164
Table of Contents
Editor''s Foreword Jon Woronoff Preface Acknowledgments Acronyms and Abbreviations Chronology Introduction THE DICTIONARY Appendixes A Series Rankings and Ratings B Emmy Award Winners C African American Producers D African American Directors Bibliography About the Authors
From the Publisher
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of African-American Television covers the history of African-Americans on television from the beginning of national television through the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on African American actors, performers, producers, directors, news and sports journalists. There are also entries on series, specials and movies relevant to African American themes and African American casts. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of African-Americans and their impact on television.
About the Author
Kathleen Fearn-Banks is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington. She joined the faculty after 21 years in network television public relations and additional experience in television news and newspaper feature writing. Anne Burford-Johnson produced a PBS''s children''s series, as well as industrial and documentary films. She was also a development and program executive for network series.