African Amer Music in Global Perspective

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  1. From Jim Crow to Jay-Z
    This multilayered study of the representation of black masculinity in musical and cultural performance takes aim at the reduction of African American male culture to stereotypes of deviance, misogyny, and excess. Broadening the... Learn More
    Published: 14th November 2011
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  2. Follow Your Heart
    Detailing the fascinating career of Joe Evans, Follow Your Heart chronicles the nearly thirty years that he spent immersed in one of the most exciting times in African American music history. An alto saxophonist who between 1939... Learn More
    Published: 13th January 2011
    Paperback | £17.99
  3. Songs in Black and Lavender
    Drawing on fieldwork conducted at eight women's music festivals, Eileen M. Hayes shows how studying these festivals--attended by predominately white lesbians--provides critical insight into the role of music and lesbian community... Learn More
    Published: 26th February 2010
    Hardback | £79.00
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  4. Ramblin' on My Mind
    This compilation of essays takes the study of the blues to a welcome new level. Distinguished scholars and well-established writers from such diverse backgrounds as musicology, anthropology, musicianship, and folklore join together... Learn More
    Published: 10th January 2008
    Hardback | £79.00
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  5. Black Women and Music
    This collection is the first interdisciplinary volume to examine black women’s negotiation of race and gender in African American music. Contributors address black women’s activity in musical arenas that pre- and postdate... Learn More
    Published: 16th March 2007
    Paperback | £20.99