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Voices from the cane fields : folksongs from Japanese immigrant workers in Hawai'i

Author: Franklin Odo
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series: American musicspheres.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Holehole bushi, folk songs of Japanese workers in Hawaii's plantations, describe the experiences of this particular group caught in the global movements of capital, empire, and labour during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In this book author Franklin Odo situates over two hundred of these songs, in translation, in a hitherto largely unexplored historical context.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Songs and music
Additional Physical Format: Print:
Odo, Franklin.
Voices from the cane fields.
2014
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Odo
ISBN: 9780199345328 0199345325
OCLC Number: 940606326
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS ; Preface ; Introduction ; About the website ; Chapter One: Japan to Hawai'i ; Chapter Two: World of Work ; Chapter Three: Despair and Defiance ; Chapter Four: Love and Lust ; Chapter Five: Reflections ; Chapter Six: A Last Hurrah ; Chapter Seven: Renaissance of the Holehole Bushi ; Conclusion ; Appendices ; Harry Minoru Urata: An Appreciation ; Glossary ; Holehole Bushi Lyrics: Japanese ; Holehole Bushi Lyrics: English ; Other Songs and Poems: English ; Bibliography
Series Title: American musicspheres.
Responsibility: Franklin Odo.
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