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Modernity's Ear

Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Modernity's Ear( )
Author: Kheshti, Roshanak
Series title:Postmillennial Pop Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4798-1786-3
Publication Date:Oct 2015
Publisher:New York University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.00
Book Description:

Inside the global music industry and the racialized and gendered assumptions we make about what we hear    Fearing the rapid disappearance of indigenous cultures, twentieth-century American ethnographers turned to the phonograph to salvage native languages and musical practices.  Prominent among these early "songcatchers" were white women of comfortable class standing, similar to the female consumers targeted by the music...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / International
Music / Discography & Buyer's Guides
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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