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James Haskins: Books

James S. Haskins, professor in the UF Department of English, was a social activist, an educator and an award winning author of over 100 adult and children's books. His book, "The Cotton Club," was made into a major film in 1984.

The Cotton Club

Library West, General Collection

Call No: ML200.8.N52 C73

 

Titles in Chronological Order

Diary of a Harlem School Teacher. New York: Grove, 1969.

Diary of a Harlem School Teacher. 2nd edition. Briarcliff Manor, NY: Stein & Day, 1979.

Black Manifesto for Education. Jim Haskins, ed. New York: Morrow, 1973.

The Psychology of Black Language. Jim Haskins and Hugh F. Butts. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1973.

The Psychology of Black Language. Jim Haskins and Hugh F. Butts. Enlarged ed. New York: Hippocrene, 1993.

Snow Sculpture and Ice Carving. New York: Macmillan, 1974.

The Cotton Club. New York: Random House, 1977.

The Cotton Club. 2nd edition. New York: New American Library, 1984.

The Cotton Club. Revised edition. New York: Hippocrene, 1994.

The Great American Crazies. Jim Haskins, Kathleen Bensen and Ellen Inkelis. Ashland, MA: Condor Publishing, 1977.

Voodoo and Hoodoo: Their Tradition and Craft as Revealed by Actual Practitioners. New York: Stein & Day, 1978.

Video

James Haskins and The Cotton Club. University of Florida.  News Bureau.  November 27, 1985.

An interview with Haskins about his novel and the making of the movie.

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