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The Feeling of a Heartless World: Blues Rhythm, Oppositionality, and British Rock Music

Andrew Warnes

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Blues are among the most potent and successful of all southern cultural “products.” UK rock music is one of countless international phenomena that has often defined itself in terms of its debt to ... More


From Appalachian Folk to Southern Foodways: Why Americans Look to the South for Authentic Culture

W. Fitzhugh Brundage

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes how the interest in and romance of “authenticity” fed an evolving fascination with the southern culture during the twentieth century. At the beginning of the century Americans ... More


Creating and Consuming “Hill Country Harmonica”: Promoting the Blues and Forging Beloved Community in the Contemporary south

Adam Gussow

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes and reflects on the process by which the author, a white southern studies scholar, created and promoted a blues-based event in rural north Mississippi in partnership with the ... More


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