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Creating Community in an Individualistic Age

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter describes how artist activists from Nashville are creating a “mechanically solidary” community of entrepreneurial artists alongside and partly from the ranks of an older, organically ... More


Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Daniel B. Cornfield

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

At a time when the bulwarks of the music industry are collapsing, what does it mean to be a successful musician and artist? How might contemporary musicians sustain their artistic communities? Based ... More


Self-contained, Self-expression: The Transformative Generation of Enterprising Artists

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the subjective orientations and pathways of an earlier generation of Nashville artists who helped shape the community of Nashville's increasingly entrepreneurial, popular-music ... More


Community, Agency, and Artistic Expression

Daniel B. Cornfield

in Beyond the Beat: Musicians Building Community in Nashville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160733
eISBN:
9781400873890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160733.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter presents a new, post-bureaucratic research agenda in the new sociology of work derived from the sociological theory of artist activism. The agenda consists of three themes for future ... More


Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Ansley T. Erickson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.001.0001
Subject:
Education, History of Education

From World War II through the late 1960s in Nashville, Tennessee, policy choices linking segregation in housing, labor markets, and schooling created educational inequality and privileged white ... More


Two Trees

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter defines venerable trees through the introduction of two ancient trees, one at a temple in Indonesia and one in a graveyard in Kentucky. Venerable trees are defined as old or otherwise ... More


The Llama Tree: Venerable Trees in the Nashville Basin

Tom Kimmerer

in Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813165660
eISBN:
9780813166681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165660.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The Nashville Basin is a limestone karst region with geologic and topographic similarities to the Bluegrass. The Inner Nashville Basin has much thinner soils than the Inner Bluegrass. There is a ... More


Country Soul: Making Music and Making Race in the American South

Charles L. Hughes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622439
eISBN:
9781469623245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622439.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the sound of the 1960s and 1970s, nothing symbolized the rift between black and white America better than the seemingly divided genres of country and soul. Yet the music emerged from the same ... More


Breathing Modern Life into the Quijote: Spanish and Southern Regeneration in the New Century

Brittany Powell Kennedy

in Between Distant Modernities: Performing Exceptionality in Francoist Spain and the Jim Crow South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628461978
eISBN:
9781626744943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461978.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter seeks to explain a quixotism resulting from a perceived loss of national authenticity at the turn of the twentieth century, looking at the “lovable loser” Don Quijote, whose idealism and ... More


Nashville Cats: Record Production in Music City

Travis D. Stimeling

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197502815
eISBN:
9780197502846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502815.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Nashville Cats: Record Production in Music City, 1945–1975 is the first history of record production during country music’s so-called Nashville Sound era. This period of country music history ... More


Yankee Twang: Country and Western Music in New England

Clifford R. Murphy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038679
eISBN:
9780252096617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038679.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Merging scholarly insight with a professional guitarist's keen sense of the musical life, this book delves into the rich tradition of country and western music that is played and loved in the mill ... More


In the Army of the Cumberland (1864)

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

The recruitment of Negro soldiers during the War of the Rebellion began in the early autumn of 1863, at Nashville, Tennessee, but there was little disposition to bring them into conflict with the ... More


Evansville, Indiana: 5.3.1875

Anna Dickinson

in A Tour of Reconstruction: Travel Letters of 1875

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134246
eISBN:
9780813135946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134246.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The next letter begins with more descriptions of Savannah and of Andersonville Prison. Dickinson then wrote a long, fairly satirical, account of a sermon she in a black church in Macon. Dickinson and ... More


Rosecrans: July 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on William Rosecrans’s struggles to amass sufficient supplies for an advance on Chattanooga by the Army of the Cumberland and to gain sufficient intelligence of Confederate ... More


Rosecrans Makes a Plan: 30 July-14 August 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the process through which William Rosecrans developed his final plan for a wide-front advance to the Tennessee River and beyond. Logistical aspects of that plan revolved ... More


To the River: 15-20 August 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the struggles of the Army of the Cumberland during its movement over the mountains of the Cumberland Plateau into the valley of the Tennessee River. It includes the ... More


Out to Follow Scruggs’s Path

Thomas Goldsmith

in Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042966
eISBN:
9780252051821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042966.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Author Thomas Goldsmith introduces his quest to research the story of bluegrass banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs and that of his signature composition, “Foggy Mountain Breakdown.” Chapter describes visits ... More


Country Music and the Nashville Sound

in Genre in Popular Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226350370
eISBN:
9780226350400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226350400.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter argues that country music lost its market share and that the Nashville industry's efforts at moving country closer to mainstream pop led to the hegemony of the Nashville Sound. The ... More


A Dream of the Future: Race, Empire, and Modernity at the Atlanta and Nashville World's Fairs

Nathan Cardon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190274726
eISBN:
9780190888503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190274726.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

A Dream of the Future examines how southerners at the end of the nineteenth century worked through the major questions facing a nation undergoing profound change. In an age of empire and industry, ... More


Nashville Washboard Band: Something Out of Nothing

Stephen Wade

in The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036880
eISBN:
9780252094002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036880.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes the recordings of the Nashville Washboard Band. In the spring of 1942 Fisk University music professor John W. Work III welcomed a quartet of street musicians called the ... More


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