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: 36.21 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: 60.76 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: 54.51 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 ...

The Force Of Fashion In Politics And Society

Author: Beverly Lemire
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781409404927
Size: 69.72 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 ...

Sound System

Author: Dave Randall
Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)
ISBN: 9780745399300
Size: 24.97 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: 50.17 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
ISBN: 0199831343
Size: 59.88 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 Obedience

Author: Beatrice Hibou
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 0745651798
Size: 45.96 MB
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This highly original book is a detailed analysis of the everyday mechanisms of domination and repression that enable political regimes to function and to secure the submission of their populations.

Kingdom Of Beauty

Author: Kim Brandt
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822340003
Size: 28.65 MB
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Kim Brandt's analysis is sharp, her organization supple, her writing graceful. Moreover, her synthesis of the imperial with the domestic--and of the ideological with the material--makes the book a model of cultural history.