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Representing African music : postcolonial notes, queries, positions

Author: V Kofi Agawu
Publisher: New York ; Oxfordshire, England : Routledge, 2003 ©2003
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Who writes about African music, how, and why? What assumptions and prejudices influence the presentation of ethnographic data? To what orders of authority do scholars appeal? This study aims to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: V Kofi Agawu
ISBN: 9780415943895 0415943892 9781315810942 1315810948
OCLC Number: 1003223104
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages) : illustrations

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"presents a new way to think about African music. . .obligatory reading. ."-Grant Olwage, "South African Journal of Musicology "few books in recent years have pursued a more ambitious agenda. . . Read more...

 
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