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Cajun breakdown : the emergence of an American-made music

Author: Ryan A Brasseaux
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: American musicspheres.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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'Cajun Breakdown' examines the social and cultural roots of Cajun music's development through 1950. The idiom's synthetic nature suggests an extensive and intensive dialogue with popular culture that extinguishes the myth that Cajuns were an insular folk group astray in the American South.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ryan A Brasseaux
ISBN: 9780195343069 0195343069
OCLC Number: 1256300322
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. (Oxford Scholarship Online). Mode of access: Internet.
Description: xv, 317 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: American musicspheres.
Responsibility: Ryan André Brasseaux.

Abstract:

'Cajun Breakdown' examines the social and cultural roots of Cajun music's development through 1950. The idiom's synthetic nature suggests an extensive and intensive dialogue with popular culture that extinguishes the myth that Cajuns were an insular folk group astray in the American South.

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