We Shall Not Be Moved/No nos moveran: Biography of a Song of Struggle

We Shall Not Be Moved/No nos moveran: Biography of a Song of Struggle

by David Spener

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439912980
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 04/01/2016
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David Spener is chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.  He is the co-author (with Moisés Chaparro and José Seves) of Canto de las estrellas: Un homenaje a Víctor Jara and author of Clandestine Crossings: Migrants and Coyotes on the Texas-Mexico Border. He is also the co-editor (with Gary Gereffi and Jennifer Bair) of Free Trade and Uneven Development: The North American Apparel Industry after NAFTA (Temple).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

I: HISTORY OF A SONG OF STRUGGLE 
1. A Song, Socialism, and the 1973 Military Coup in Chile 
2. "I Shall Not Be Moved" in the U.S. South: Blacks and Whites, Slavery and Spirituals 
3. From Worship to Work: A Spiritual Is Adopted by the U.S. Labor Movement and the Left 
4. From Union Song to Freedom Song: Civil Rights Activists Sing an Old Tune for a New Cause 
5. From English in the U.S. South to Spanish in the U.S. Southwest: "We Shall Not Be Moved" Becomes "No nos moverán" 
6. Across the Atlantic to Spain

II: MOVEMENTS AND MEANINGS 
7. Social Movement: A Song's Journey across Time and Space 
8. Translation and Transcendence in the Travels of a Song

Conclusion: An Internationalist Culture of the Singing Left in the Twentieth Century

Coda
Appendix: Note on Methods and Sourcesy 
Notes 
References 
Index 

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