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The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture volume 12

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This is the first comprehensive stand-alone reference to music in the South.Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples in the region, leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres, bluegrass, country, jazz, gospel, rock, blues, and southern hip-hop. This much-anticipated volume in ""The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture"" celebrates an essential element of southern life and makes available for the first time a stand-alone reference to the music and music makers of the American South.With nearly double the number of entries devoted to music in the original Encyclopedia, this volume includes 30 thematic essays, covering topics such as ragtime, zydeco, folk music festivals, minstrelsy, rockabilly, white and black gospel traditions, and southern rock. And it features 174 topical and biographical entries, focusing on artists and musical outlets. From Mahalia Jackson to R.E.M., from Doc Watson to OutKast, this volume considers a diverse array of entertaining topics, drawing on the best historical and contemporary scholarship on southern music. It is a book for all southerners and for all serious music lovers, wherever they live.

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Author(s):
Malone, Bill C. (editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0807859087
ISBN-13:
9780807859087
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Title:
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture volume 12

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This is the first comprehensive stand-alone reference to music in the South.Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples in the region, leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres, bluegrass, country, jazz, gospel, rock, blues, and southern hip-hop. This much-anticipated volume in ""The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture"" celebrates an essential element of southern life and makes available for the first time a stand-alone reference to the music and music makers of the American South.With nearly double the number of entries devoted to music in the original Encyclopedia, this volume includes 30 thematic essays, covering topics such as ragtime, zydeco, folk music festivals, minstrelsy, rockabilly, white and black gospel traditions, and southern rock. And it features 174 topical and biographical entries, focusing on artists and musical outlets. From Mahalia Jackson to R.E.M., from Doc Watson to OutKast, this volume considers a diverse array of entertaining topics, drawing on the best historical and contemporary scholarship on southern music. It is a book for all southerners and for all serious music lovers, wherever they live.

very good condition

Author(s):
Malone, Bill C. (editor)
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0807859087
ISBN-13:
9780807859087
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Title:
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture volume 12

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