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Harlem in Montmartre: A Paris Jazz Story between the Great Wars
Harlem in Montmartre is a great read if looking for more historical background on the jazz movement in 1930s and 1940s Paris. William A. Shack takes a comprehensive look at the Harlem renaissance that was taking place across the Atlantic Ocean in Europe.
Different Drummers: Jazz in the Culture of Nazi Germany by Michael H. Kater
Michael H. Kater's Different Drummers takes a historical look at the effect of European on Nazi culture. To Nazis, jazz was the lowest form of creative expression and heavily demonized.
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