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Transformation of Black Music The Rhythms, the Songs, and the Ships of the African Diaspora

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ISBN-10: 0195307240

ISBN-13: 9780195307245

Edition: 2017

Authors: Sam Floyd, Melanie Zeck, Guthrie Ramsey

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Powerful and embracive, The Transformation of Black Music explores the full spectrum of black musics over the past thousand years as Africans and their descendants have traveled around the globe making celebrated music both in their homelands and throughout the Diaspora. Authors Samuel A. Floyd, Melanie Zeck, and Guthrie Ramsey brilliantly discuss how the music has blossomed, permeated present traditions, and created new practices. As a companion to the ground-breaking The Power of Black Music, this text brilliantly situates emerging, morphing, and influential black musics in a broader framework of cultural, political, and social histories. Grappling with subjects frequently omitted from…    
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/28/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.42" wide x 9.21" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English