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Ska - a book by Augustyn, Heather


The Rhythm of Liberation

Ska( )
Author: Augustyn, Heather
Series title:Tempo: a Rowman and Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Scarecrow Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

In Ska: The Rhythm of Liberation, Heather Augustyn examines how ska music first emerged in Jamaica as a fusion of popular, traditional, and even classical musical forms. As a genre, it was a connection to Africa, a means of expression and protest, and a respite from the struggles of colonization and grinding poverty. Ska would later travel with West Indian immigrants to the United Kingdom, where British youth embraced the music, blending it with punk and pop and working its origins as...
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Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Reggae
Music / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.29 x 9.26 x 0.74 Inches
Book Weight:0.86 Pounds

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