The Afro-Americans’ Cultural Roots: From the Angle of the Afro-Americans’ Religious Songs

Ke GONG

Abstract


As multiculture is becoming the common knowledge of all nations, the subculture that has been previously on the edge,is now beginning to share the common sky with the mainstream culture.In this background,the glamour of America’ minority’ particular cultures are emerging and gradually becoming the hot research question.Among them, the Afro-Americans’ culture has drawn many scholars’ attentation,but one of their culture’fountainhead ---- songs has drawn little attention. The passage helps readers to know something about theAfro-Americans’cultural roots by analyzing the features of songs of the early ages ---- religious songs, so as to comprehend theAfro-Americans’culture more comprehensively and proundly.

Key words: Afro-American; Religious Songs


Keywords


Afro-American; Religious Songs

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.sll.1923156320120401.1945

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