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Anthem Social Movements and the Sound of Solidarity in the African Diaspora

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ISBN-10: 081477041X

ISBN-13: 9780814770412

Edition: 2013

Authors: Shana L. Redmond

List price: $27.00
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For people of African descent, music constitutes a unique domain of expression. From traditional West African drumming to South African kwaito, from spirituals to hip-hop, Black life and history has been dynamically displayed and contested through sound. Shana Redmond excavates the sonic histories of these communities through a genre emblematic of Black solidarity and citizenship: anthems. An interdisciplinary cultural history, Anthem reveals how this "sound franchise" contributed to the growth and mobilization of the modern, Black citizen. Providing new political frames and aesthetic articulations for protest organizations and activist-musicians, Redmond reveals the anthem as a crucial…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 356
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English