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When We Were Good The Folk Revival

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ISBN-10: 0674951336

ISBN-13: 9780674951334

Edition: 1996

Authors: Robert S. Cantwell

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In When We Were Good, Robert Cantwell traces the many and varied cultural influences on the folk revival of the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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Book details

List price: $50.50
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/25/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Robert S. Cantwell is Adjunct Professor of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of Ethnomimesis: Folklife and the Representation of Culture and the classic Bluegrass Breakdown: The Making of the Old Southern Sound.

Prologue: Tom Dooley History of a Song
We Are the Folk Backgrounds of the Revival
The New Minstrelsy Jim Crow and John Henry
Ballad for Americans The Search for a People's Opera
Ramblin' Round Your City The Almanac Singers
Wasn't That a Time Folk Music and the Cold War
Smith's Memory Theater The Great Folkways Anthology
He Shall Overcome Pete Seeger
Happy Campers The Children's Underground
Lady and the Tramp Joan Baez and Bob Dylan
Nobles, Patrons, Patriots, Reds Democracy and Revivalism
Acknowledgments
Index