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Decolonial metal music in Latin America

Author: Nelson Varas Díaz
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL, USA Intellect 2021
Series: Advances in metal music and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nelson Varas-Díaz engages in ethnographic work throughout Latin America to explore how heavy metal music is used to challenge the region's colonial past and present. Through extensive research in nine countries, his work documents how this musical genre allows listeners and musicians to engage in what he calls 'extreme decolonial dialogues' that challenge historical and ongoing forms of oppression.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version:
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nelson Varas Díaz
ISBN: 9781789383935 1789383935
OCLC Number: 1269386046
Description: xiii, 248 Seiten : Illustrationen (schwarz-weiß)
Contents: Preface Chapter 1Metal Music's Decolonial Role in Latin America Chapter 2Colonialism is Still Here / Metal is Still Here - Puerto Rico Chapter 3The Experience and Sound of Ethnic Extermination - Peru Chapter 4Dictatorship/Resistance/Inspiration - Chile Chapter 5Social Movements and Hybrid Sounds - Mexico Chapter 6Decolonizing Space and Culture amidst Revolutionary Entanglements - Cuba Chapter 7Navigating Racism, Classism, and Complex Airwaves - Dominican Republic Chapter 8Restoring Memory and Surviving Violence - Colombia Chapter 9Education for the Very Few - Guatemala Chapter 10An Elusive Word? Aguante as a Decolonial Reflection - Argentina
Series Title: Advances in metal music and culture
Responsibility: Nelson Varas-Díaz.

Abstract:

Nelson Varas-Díaz engages in ethnographic work throughout Latin America to explore how heavy metal music is used to challenge the region's colonial past and present. Through extensive research in nine countries, his work documents how this musical genre allows listeners and musicians to engage in what he calls 'extreme decolonial dialogues' that challenge historical and ongoing forms of oppression.

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'Varas-Diaz's masterful book proves that in Latin America, the sonic intensity of metal music fuels an incendiary passion for social justice.' -- Jeremy Wallach, Bowling Green State University, USA Read more...

 
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