American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957 / Edition 328

American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957 / Edition 328

ISBN-10:
081083684X
ISBN-13:
9780810836846
Pub. Date:
10/04/2000
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957 / Edition 328

The 1930s and 1940s represented an era in United States history when large groups of citizens took political action in response to their social and economic circumstances. The vision, attitudes, beliefs and purposes of participants before, during, and after this time period played an important part of American cultural history. Richard and JoAnne Reuss expertly capture the personality of this era and the fascinating chronology of events in American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957, a historical analysis of singers, writers, union members and organizers and their connection to left-wing politics and folk music during this revolutionary time period. While scholarship on folk music, history, and politics is not unique in and of itself, Reuss' approach is noteworthy for its folklorist perspective and its long, encompassing assessment of a broad cross-section of participants and their interactions. An innovative and informative look into one of the most evocative and challenging eras in American history, American Folk Music and Left-Wing Politics, 1927-1957 stands as a historic milestone in this period's scholarship and evolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810836846
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/04/2000
Series: American Folk Music and Musicians Series , #4
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 1,283,770
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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