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Black Soundscapes White Stages - a book by Hill, Edwin C.

Black Soundscapes White Stages

The Meaning of Francophone Sound in the Black Atlantic

Black Soundscapes White Stages( )
Author: Hill, Edwin C.
Series title:The Callaloo African Diaspora Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4214-1059-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.95
Book Description:

Black Soundscapes White Stages explores the role of sound in understanding the African Diaspora on both sides of the Atlantic, from the City of Light to the islands of the French Antilles. From the writings of European travelers in the seventeenth century to short-wave radio transmissions in the early twentieth century, Edwin C. Hill Jr. uses music, folk song, film, and poetry to listen for the tragic cri n#65533;gre.

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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Black Studies (Global)
Religion / Monasticism
Literary Criticism / Poetry
Literary Criticism / Caribbean & Latin American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.087 x 0.697 Inches
Book Weight:0.832 Pounds

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