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Texas-Mexican Conjunto: History of a Working-Class Music
     

Texas-Mexican Conjunto: History of a Working-Class Music

by Manuel H. Pena
 

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A history of conjunto music and musicians.

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A history of conjunto music and musicians.

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American Anthropologist
This book does a magnificent job of tracing the history of conjunto music and musicians, and does much more.... Peña presents a highly convincing explanation for conjunto music as an act of working-class self-affirmation and opposition to the upwardly aspirant middle class with its self-consciously Americanized orquesta music.... Fascinating and well-researched.

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ISBN-13:
9780292780804
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/1985
Series:
Mexican American Monographs Series
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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