The Political Force Of Musical Beauty

Author: Barry Shank
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 082237675X
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In The Political Force of Musical Beauty, Barry Shank shows how musical acts and performances generate their own aesthetic and political force, creating, however fleetingly, a shared sense of the world among otherwise diverse listeners.

The Sage Handbook Of Popular Music

Author: Andy Bennett
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 147391440X
Size: 46.70 MB
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"The SAGE Handbook of Popular Music is a comprehensive, smartly-conceived volume that can take its place as the new standard reference in popular music.

Dissonant Identities

Author: Barry Shank
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 0819572675
Size: 31.11 MB
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In Dissonant Identities, Barry Shank, himself a musician who played and lived in the Texas capital, studies the history of its popular music, its cultural and economic context, and also the broader ramifications of that music as a ...

Musical Forces

Author: Steve Larson
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253005493
Size: 59.98 MB
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Steve Larson drew on his 20 years of research in music theory, cognitive linguistics, experimental psychology, and artificial intelligence—as well as his skill as a jazz pianist—to show how the experience of physical motion can shape ...

Kingdom Of Beauty

Author: Kim Brandt
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822389541
Size: 58.25 MB
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A Study of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Kingdom of Beauty shows that the discovery of mingei (folk art) by Japanese intellectuals in the 1920s and 1930s was central to the complex process by which Japan became ...

Sound System

Author: Dave Randall
Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)
ISBN: 9780745399300
Size: 63.80 MB
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He finds remarkable examples of music as a force for social change as well as something that has been used to keep people in their place throughout history.This is a book of raves, riots and revolution.

The Future Of Political Islam

Author: G. Fuller
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1403978603
Size: 74.71 MB
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The outcome of the struggle between extremists and liberals will determine the future of political Islam.

Niche News

Author: Natalie Jomini Stroud
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199755507
Size: 66.74 MB
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In Niche News, Natalie Stroud investigates how people navigate these choices and the political implications that their choice ultimately entails.

The Force Of Fashion In Politics And Society

Author: Beverly Lemire
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781409404927
Size: 59.42 MB
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Using fashion as the lens through which to analyse and understand cultural, economic and political shifts within a broad spectrum of societies from the seventeenth to twenty-first centuries, this volume represents an important shift in ...

The Political Life Of Sensation

Author: Davide Panagia
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822390817
Size: 17.84 MB
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In response, Davide Panagia argues that by overlooking sensation political theorists ignore a crucial dimension of political life.