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Island Sounds in Global City : Caribbean Popular Music and Identity in New York (98 Edition)

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The Big Apple has been a crossroads for Caribbean music and culture since the early years of this century. This collection of critical essays surveys a rich mosaic of popular Caribbean styles and explores the fascinating relationship between music and cultural identity in America's largest, most diverse urban center.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Island sounds in the global city / Ray Allen & Lois Wilcken — Buscando ambiente: Puerto Rican musicians in New York City, 1917-1940 / Ruth Glasser — Representations of New York City in Latin music / Peter Manuel — From transplant to transnational circuit: merengue in New York / Paul Austerlitz — Recapturing history: the Puerto Rican roots of hip hop culture / Juan Flores — "I am happy just to be in this sweet land of liberty": the New York city calypso craze of the 1930s and 1940s / Donald Hill — Community dramatized, community contested: the politics of celebration in the Brooklyn carnival / Philip Kasinitz — Steel pan grows in Brooklyn: Trinidadian music and cultural identity / Ray Allen and Les Slater — Moving the Big Apple: Tabou combo's diasporic dreams / Gage Averill — The changing hats of Haitian staged folklore in New York City / Lois Wilcken.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780966147209
Subtitle:
Caribbean Popular Music and Identity in New York
Editor:
Allen, Ray
Editor:
Wilcken, Lois
Author:
Flores, Juan
Publisher:
New York Folklore Society
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Ethnic
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Music
Subject:
World Beat
Subject:
Popular music
Subject:
Puerto Ricans
Subject:
Unated states
Subject:
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Caribbean Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Music -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Caribbean Americans
Publication Date:
July 1998
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.97x5.98x.48 in. .71 lbs.

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