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Different drummers : rhythm and race in the Americas

Author: Martin Munro
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif.[u.a.] : Univ. of California Press, 2010.
Series: Music of the African diaspora, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focusing on rhythm, this book offers examination of diverse black cultures across the New World. It traces the central - and contested - role of music in shaping identities, politics, social history,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James Brown; James Brown; James Brown; James (Musiker) Brown
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Munro
ISBN: 9780520262829 0520262824 9780520262836 0520262832
OCLC Number: 699540256
Description: IX, 280 Seiten ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Slaves to the Rhythm 1. Beating Back Darkness: Rhythm and Revolution in Haiti 2. Rhythm, Creolization, and Conflict in Trinidad 3. Rhythm, Music, and Literature in the French Caribbean 4. James Brown, Rhythm, and Black Power Conclusion: Listening to New World History Notes References Index
Series Title: Music of the African diaspora, 14.
Responsibility: Martin Munro.


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"A compelling interdisciplinary exploration of rhythm and sound in the circum-Caribbean." -- Kaima L. Glover Oxford Journal "Examining Black music in the western hemisphere since slavery, this book Read more...

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