Historical Dictionary Of African American Television

by Anne Burford-johnson, Kathleen Fearn-banks

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers | September 27, 2014 | Hardcover

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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.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 640 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.39 in

Published: September 27, 2014

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0810879166

ISBN - 13: 9780810879164

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Historical Dictionary Of African American Television

by Anne Burford-johnson, Kathleen Fearn-banks

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 640 pages, 3.54 × 2.36 × 0.39 in

Published: September 27, 2014

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Language: English

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

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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.
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