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Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music

Timothy Rommen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265684
eISBN:
9780520948754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265684.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book examines the role music has played in the formation of the political and national identity of the Bahamas. It analyzes Bahamian musical life as it has been influenced and shaped by the ... More


“Gone ta Bay”: Institutionalizing Junkanoo, Festivalizing the Nation

Timothy Rommen

in Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265684
eISBN:
9780520948754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265684.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter's description of Junior Junkanoo and Sting captures the place of Junkanoo in the Bahamas. On the one hand, Junkanoo is widely understood as the quintessential marker of national ... More


“A New Day Dawning”: Cosmopolitanism, Roots, and Identity in the Postcolony

Timothy Rommen

in Funky Nassau: Roots, Routes, and Representation in Bahamian Popular Music

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265684
eISBN:
9780520948754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265684.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The idea of the postcolony was born on July 10, 1973, and the newly independent Bahamas celebrated with Junkanoo, a new national anthem, and monuments to music and culture such as the album A Nation ... More


Living and Imagining in Paradise: The Culture of a Tourist Economy

Angelique V. Nixon

in Resisting Paradise: Tourism, Diaspora, and Sexuality in Caribbean Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628462180
eISBN:
9781626746039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462180.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

After establishing the neocolonial relations of tourism and the various forms of resistance alternative models as represented in Caribbean literature, chapter four offers a case study of a tourist ... More


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