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Music



link to catalog page WIERZBICKI, Music in the Age of Anxiety

Music in the Age of Anxiety

American Music in the Fifties

Author: James Wierzbicki
Pub Date: March 2016

Rocking around the doomsday clock in 1950s America   learn more...

link to catalog page NTARANGWI, The Street Is My Pulpit

The Street Is My Pulpit

Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Author: Mwenda Ntarangwi
Pub Date: May 2016

The bass meets the beatified in Kenya's dynamic youth culture   learn more...

link to catalog page HARPER, Waiting for Buddy Guy

Waiting for Buddy Guy

Chicago Blues at the Crossroads

Author: Alan Harper
Pub Date: March 2016

Encounters with blues royalty   learn more...

link to catalog page HELLIER, Women Singers in Global Contexts

Women Singers in Global Contexts

Music, Biography, Identity

Author: Edited by Ruth Hellier
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: 2016

Ten women, ten voices, and the lives they sing   learn more...

link to catalog page WADE, The Beautiful Music All Around Us

The Beautiful Music All Around Us

Field Recordings and the American Experience

Author: Stephen Wade
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: 2015

Uncovering the hidden histories of iconic American folksongs   learn more...

link to catalog page BOSSE, Becoming Beautiful

Becoming Beautiful

Ballroom Dance in the American Heartland

Author: Joanna Bosse
Pub Date: March 2015

Swinging in Savoy with the small-town stars of the local dance floor   learn more...

link to catalog page HADDIX, Bird

Bird

The Life and Music of Charlie Parker

Author: Chuck Haddix
Pub Date: Cloth: 2013; Paper: February 2015

An in-depth portrait of the troubled jazz genius   learn more...

link to catalog page GREENSMITH, Blues Unlimited

Blues Unlimited

Essential Interviews from the Original Blues Magazine

Author: Edited by Bill Greensmith, Mike Rowe, and Mark Camarigg
Pub Date: October 2015

The history of the blues from the musicians who lived it   learn more...

link to catalog page PARDUE, Cape Verde, Let's Go

Cape Verde, Let's Go

Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Author: Derek Pardue
Pub Date: December 2015

How Cape Verdean rappers complicate ideas of Europeanness in contemporary Portugal   learn more...

link to catalog page MAROVICH, A City Called Heaven

A City Called Heaven

Chicago and the Birth of Gospel Music

Author: Robert M. Marovich
Pub Date: April 2015

The music that helped free a people and lift a nation   learn more...

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