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Squeezebox Bach: The Classical Accordion

Marion Jacobson

in Squeeze This!: A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036750
eISBN:
9780252093852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036750.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter tells of a moment when the artistic value of the accordion came into greater focus. From conservatories to concert halls to competition stages, the absence of the accordion was touted as ... More


Black Women Supernatural Consultants, Numbers Gambling, and Public Outcries against Supernaturalism

LaShawn Harris

in Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City's Underground Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040207
eISBN:
9780252098420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040207.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the lives of self-professed African American supernatural laborers. Capitalizing on New Yorkers' fascination with the supernatural world and the city's informal-sector economy, ... More


News Gained Status but Lost Touch

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the relationship between news practitioners and the audience. It discusses how reporters and especially editors have a hunger to know who is reading and viewing the news, but ... More


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