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Music, the Fête de l’Humanité, and Demographic Change in Post-War France

Eric Drott

in Red Strains: Music and Communism Outside the Communist Bloc

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265390
eISBN:
9780191760440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265390.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines music's role in the Fête de l'Humanité, an annual festival organized by L'Humanité, the French Communist Party's principal organ. Beyond generating revenue and mobilizing ... More


1790: Joining the Municipal Revolution

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how Jean-Marie Roland became a key player in Lyon's municipal politics while his wife writes for Le Patriote. Roland is elected a ‘notable’ (member of the enlarged city council) ... More


Postlude: A Tam-Tam for Africa A Tam-Tam for Africa In Memoriam: Mamadou Konté (1945–2007)

Patricia Tang

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter is dedicated to Mamadou Konté (1945–2007), a laborer-turned-businessman who became one of the most important and influential people in the African music industry. Konté is an illiterate ... More


Negotiating Art and Industry in the Postwar Context

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies several of Dulac's early narrative Impressionist films, and her ideal of cinema as a spatiotemporally complex universe of symbols—one in which meaning is created through an ... More


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