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Depression Folk: Grassroots Music and Left-Wing Politics in 1930s America

Ronald D. Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628813
eISBN:
9781469628837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628813.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

The role of folk music, broadly defined, during the trying years of the Great Depression in the United States, 1929–40, with a particular focus on the role of left-wing political groups and ... More


Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

John W. Troutman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Since the nineteenth century, the distinct tones of kika kila, the Hawaiian steel guitar, have defined the island sound. Here historian and steel guitarist John W. Troutman offers the instrument's ... More


Blessing the Animals

Patricia Appelbaum

in St. Francis of America: How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623740
eISBN:
9781469624990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623740.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter 7 begins by laying out a number of cultural phenomena of the late twentieth century. This first part of the chapter describes varied and multivalent constructions of Francis in evangelical ... More


Traces of Tropicália

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the various traces of tropicalist experience since the restoration of civilian rule in the mid-1980s. It first discusses the major contributions of the movement, which include ... More


: Salsas's the Thing

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.6
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the popularity of salsa in New York City. Before discussing salsa's invasion of the Caribbean, it gives consideration to trends in Latin American popular music from the tango of ... More


Tropicália, Counterculture, & Afro-Diasporic Connections

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Though Tropicália ended in December 1968, the movement continued to intensify cultural production in Brazil and inspire new artists who were identified with a “post-tropicalist” current in Brazilian ... More


Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Christopher Dunn

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469615707_Dunn
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the late 1960s, Brazilian artists forged a watershed cultural movement known as Tropicália. Music inspired by that movement is today enjoying considerable attention at home and abroad. Few new ... More


: The New York Sound

César Miguel Rondón

in The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831298
eISBN:
9781469603803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886397_rondon.7
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the beginnings of salsa music in New York City. After explaining how the Cuban sound allowed young New York musicians to integrate (international) popular music into their own ... More


Connoisseurs of Trash in a World Full of It

Jennifer Le Zotte

in From Goodwill to Grunge: A History of Secondhand Styles and Alternative Economies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631905
eISBN:
9781469631929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631905.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the links between trash aesthetics, secondhand dress, and pop iconography, focusing on the myths and dismissals of the short-lived but massively popular music and fashion fad ... More


Introduction

Christopher Dunn

in Brutality Garden: Tropicalia and the Emergence of a Brazilian Counterculture

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826515
eISBN:
9781469615714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807826515.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Tropicália is a short-lived but high-impact cultural movement that coalesced in the realm of popular music in 1968. The movement emerged during a period of intense political and cultural conflict in ... More


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