Jazz and Totalitarianism

Jazz and Totalitarianism

by Bruce Johnson (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138887824
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/12/2016
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Bruce Johnson formerly a professor in English, is now Adjunct Professor, Communications, University of Technology Sydney, Visiting Professor, Music, University of Glasgow, and Docent and Visiting Professor, Cultural History, University of Turku.

Table of Contents

Introduction (Bruce Johnson)

Part I: Totalitarian Templates

1. Jazz and Fascism: Contradictions and Ambivalences in the Diffusion of Jazz Music under the Italian Fascist Dictatorship (1925-1935) (Marilisa Merolla)

2. Jazz in Moscow after Stalinism (Rüdiger Ritter)

Part II: In the Soviet Shadow

3. Four Spaces, Four Neanings: Narrating Jazz in Late Stalinist Estonia (Heli Reimann)

4. Jazz in Poland: Totalitarianism, Stalinism, Socialist Realism (Igor Pietraszewski)

5. Jazz in Czechoslovakia during the 1950s and 1960s (Wolf-Georg Zaddach)

6. Trouble with the Neighbours: Jazz, Geopolitics, and Finland’s Totalitarian Shadow (Marcus O'Dair)

Part III: Iberia - Spain

7. Performing the ‘Anti-Spanish’ Body: Jazz and Biopolitics in the Early Franco Regime (1939-1957) (Iván Iglesias)

8. ‘The Purest Essence of Jazz’: The Appropriation of Blues in Spain during Franco’s Dictatorship (Josep Pedro)

Part IV: Iberia - Portugal

9. Jazz and the Portuguese Dictatorship before and after the Second World War: From Moral Panic to Suspicious Acceptance (Pedro Roxo)

10. A Kind of 'in-between': Jazz and Politics in Portugal (1958-1974) (Pedro Cravinho)

Part V: Apartheid South Africa

11. A Climbing Vine through Concrete: Jazz in 1960s Apartheid South Africa (Jonathan Eato)

12. 'Fanfare for the warriors': Jazz, Education, and State Control in 1980s South Africa and After (Mark Duby)

Part VI: To the East

13. From the 'Sultan' to the Persian Side: Jazz in Iran and Iranian Jazz since the 1920s (G. J. Breyley)

14. On the Marginality of Contemporary Jazz in China: The Case of Beijing (Adiel Portugali)

15. Afterword: Conclusions (Bruce Johnson)

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