The Sounds of People and Places: Readings in the Geography of American Folk and Popular Music / Edition 3

The Sounds of People and Places: Readings in the Geography of American Folk and Popular Music / Edition 3

by George O. Carney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819164143

ISBN-13: 9780819164148

Pub. Date: 06/23/1987

Publisher: University Press of America

The new edition of this popular classroom anthology brings together the best recent essays by distinguished geographers on region, music and their interrelatedness. While emphasizing the regional nature of American music, the book introduces geographical concepts such as location factors, spatial organization, distribution, and diffusion. The study follows the

Overview

The new edition of this popular classroom anthology brings together the best recent essays by distinguished geographers on region, music and their interrelatedness. While emphasizing the regional nature of American music, the book introduces geographical concepts such as location factors, spatial organization, distribution, and diffusion. The study follows the paths of four types of American folk and popular music: gospel, country, jazz, and rock from their origins to their geographic centers. The contributors include Thomas Arkell, R.W. Butler, James R. Curtis, Larry Ford, Jon A. Glasgow, Charles F. Gritzner, A.D. Horsley, Robert Kuhlken, John Lehr, Christopher Lornell, Rocky Sexton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819164148
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
06/23/1987
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
339
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.85(d)

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