Island Sounds in the Global City: Caribbean Popular Music and Identity in New York

Island Sounds in the Global City: Caribbean Popular Music and Identity in New York

by Ray Allen
     
 

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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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252070426
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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