Acquiring Editor: Laurie Matheson
African American Music in Global Perspective
Series Editor: Portia K. Maultsby
This series addresses those subject areas that are: (1) underrepresented in the scholarly literature, and (2) characterized primarily by description rather than deep cultural analysis. In addition to the publication of reprints of primary and secondary sources that serve as definitive markers in the history of the study of African American music in general, the series also encourages and promotes increased attention to the following areas of inquiry: biographies, autobiographies, globalization, religious music, popular music, women in music, music criticism, musical aesthetics, and regional studies. Books in the series will foreground the cultural perspectives of the primary creators and performers of the music, highlighting the voices of African Americans themselves. The series editors welcome projects not only from ethnomusicologists, but from such related fields as cultural history, sociology, anthropology, and African American studies.
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Author: Miles White
Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity
Pub Date: November 2011
Negotiating identity in hip-hop culture learn more...
Author: Joe Evans with Christopher Brooks
Moving with the Giants of Jazz, Swing, and Rhythm and Blues
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: 2011
The life and career of an important African American music executive, entrepreneur, and musician learn more...
Author: Eileen M. Hayes
Race, Sexual Politics, and Women's Music
Pub Date: March 2010
An analysis of black women's involvement in the "women's music" scene from the 1970s to today learn more...
Author: Edited by David Evans
New Perspectives on the Blues
Pub Date: February 2008
An exceptionally diverse look at blues history, styles, and performances learn more...
Author: Edited by Eileen M. Hayes and Linda F. Williams
More than the Blues
Pub Date: April 2007
Analyzing black women's contributions to hip-hop, gospel, classical music, jazz, electric blues, and more learn more...