This PBS website includes information on the history of blackface minstrelsy as well as responses by blackface historians, including Dale Cockrell. Selected Works that discuss the traditions and legacies of blackface Roger D. The Making of Black Radio. Temple University Press, Inside the Minstrel Mask: Readings in Nineteenth-Century Blackface Minstrelsy. Wesleyan University Press, The Birth of Whiteness: Race and the Emergence of U.
Rutgers University Press, New York University Press, Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: The Rise and Demise of American Jester. Oxford University Press, Spectacular Performances of Race and Freedom, Duke University Press, Black Women Performers and the Shaping of the Modern.
University of North Carolina Press, Early Blackface Minstrels and Their World. Cambridge University Press, The African American Theatrical Body: Reception Performance and the Stage. Indiana University Press, University of Michigan Press. The Arts of Deception: Playing with Fraud in the Age of Barnum. Harvard University Press, Hollywood Fantasies of Miscegenation: Spectacular Narratives of Gender and Race, Princeton University Press, Slow Fade to Black: The Negro in American Film, DeWitt Publishing House, Black Imagery in American Popular Music.
African-American Performance and Theater History: Black Dance in the United States from to Plays From the American Minstrel Stage. Louisiana State University Press, Studies in Black South African Performance. Chicago University Press, Black Skin, White Masks. The Voices That Are Gone: Da Capo Press, Basic Civitas Books, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Race, Writing and Difference. University of Chicago Press, The Royalty of Negro Vaudeville: Stereotypes of Sexuality, Race and Madness.
Cornell University Press, Imagining Political Culture beyond the Color Line. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism. Digging the Africanist Presence in American Performance: Dance and Other Contexts.
Armstrong Catching the Tune: Music and William Sidney Mount. The Museums at Stony Brooks, The African American Image in Film. Literature, Minstrelsy and the Black Jewish Imaginary. American Literature Innitiative, The Jamaican Stage, — Profile of a Colonial Theatre. University of Massachusetts Press, The Girls and Boys of Belchertown: Scripting the Black Masculine Body: State University of New York Press, From Minstrelsy to MTV.
A Cappella Books, Black Performance and American Musical Film. University of Pennsylvania Press, Daniel J. From Sambo to Superspade: Theatrical Spectacle in America, Johns Hopkins University Press, Studies in Ethnological Show Business.
Musical Theatre in America: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class. Behind the Burnt Cork Mask: University of Illinois Press, New Year in Cape Town: David Philip Publishers, Americanization and Popular Culture.
Sheffield Academic Press, Slavery, Minstrelsy, and Transatlantic Culture in the s. University of Georgia Press, Blackface Minstrelsy in Britain. Dancing in the Dark. Harry Reynolds, Minstrel Memories: Black Musical Theatre in New York, Smithsonian Institution Press, More Than Just Minstrel Shows: The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class. The Meaning of Slavery in the North. Jewish Immigrants in the Hollywood Melting Pot.
University of California Press, A Study of the American Character. The Rise and Fall of the White Republic: The Crisis of Southern Humor,