Juju: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music / Edition 2

Juju: A Social History and Ethnography of an African Popular Music / Edition 2

by Christopher Alan Waterman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226874656

ISBN-13: 2900226874653

Pub. Date: 06/15/1990

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

This is the first book to provide a detailed account of the evolution and social significance of a West African popular music. The author describes the origins of Juju in the colonial capital of Lagos during the early 1930's and follows its development through Nigerian independence and the oil boom years of the early 1980's.

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This is the first book to provide a detailed account of the evolution and social significance of a West African popular music. The author describes the origins of Juju in the colonial capital of Lagos during the early 1930's and follows its development through Nigerian independence and the oil boom years of the early 1980's.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900226874653
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
06/15/1990
Series:
Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
285

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments
Technical Notes
1. Introduction
2. Sákárà, Asíkò, Highlife, and Palmwine: Lagosian Popular Music between the World Wars
3. Early Jùjú Music (1932-1948)
4. The Development of Modern Jùjú (1948-1982)
5. The Social Organization and Contexts of Jùjú Performance in Ibadan
6. The Aesthetics and Social Dynamics of Jùjú Performance at the Yoruba àríyá
7. Jùjú Music and Inequality in Modern Yoruba Society
Appendix: Roster of Ibadan-Based Jùjú and Fuji Bands
Notes
Glossary of Yoruba Terms
Bibliography
Index

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