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The 1970s: “Making the Small Man a Real Man”

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses how the Guyanese diaspora grew in the 1970s as a result of the political developments in Guyana and a number of other “push” and “pull” forces. There was a shift in the ... More


The 1990s: “Dessie, You Wrong! Dessie, You Wrong!”

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explains that the dominant themes within Guyanese society during the early 1990s were economic recovery, divestment, privatization, “national dialogue,” and free and fair elections. ... More


Public Spectacles: 1931–1940

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter demonstrates how the period between 1931 and 1940 was pervaded with a number of state-funded public entertainments that were organized to celebrate key events in the colony's history, or ... More


Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Vibert C. "Cambridge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book is the first in-depth study of Guyanese musical life. It is also a detailed description of the social, economic, and political conditions that have encouraged and sometimes discouraged ... More


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