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Island Sounds in the Global City Caribbean Popular Music and Identity in New York

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ISBN-10: 0966147200

ISBN-13: 9780966147209

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ray Allen, Lois Wilcken, Ruth Glasser, Peter Manuel, Paul Austerlitz

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List price: $17.95
Publisher: New York Folklore Society
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 185
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.48" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

PAUL AUSTERLITZ is an ethnomusicologist, musician, and author of Merengue: Dominican Music and Dominican Identity (1997). He is Assistant Professor of Music and Africana Studies at Gettysburg College.

Introduction: Island Sounds in the Global Cityp. 1
Buscando Ambiente: Puerto Rican Musicians in New York City, 1917-1940p. 7
Representations of New York City in Latin Musicp. 23
From Transplant to Transnational Circuit: Merengue in New Yorkp. 44
Recapturing History: The Puerto Rican Roots of Hip Hop Culturep. 61
"I Am Happy Just to Be in This Sweet Land of Liberty": The New York City Calypso Craze of the 1930s and 1940sp. 74
Community Dramatized, Community Contested: The Politics of Celebration in the Brooklyn Carnivalp. 93
Steel Pan Grows in Brooklyn: Trinidadian Music and Cultural Identityp. 114
Moving the Big Apple: Tabou Combo's Diasporic Dreamsp. 138
The Changing Hats of Haitian Staged Folklore in New York Cityp. 162
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