Island sounds in the global city : Caribbean popular music and identity in New York / edited by Ray Allen and Lois Wilcken.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : New York Folklore Society : Institute for Studies in American Music, Brooklyn College, c1998.
Description
185 p. : ill ; 23 cm.

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Includes discography (p. 160-161) and bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Introduction: Island sounds in the global city / Ray Allen & Lois Wilcken
  • Buscando ambiente: Puerto Rican musicians in New York City, 1917-1940 / Ruth Glasser
  • Representations of New York City in Latin music / Peter Manuel
  • From transplant to transnational circuit: merengue in New York / Paul Austerlitz
  • Recapturing history: the Puerto Rican roots of hip hop culture / Juan Flores
  • "I am happy just to be in this sweet land of liberty": the New York city calypso craze of the 1930s and 1940s / Donald Hill
  • Community dramatized, community contested: the politics of celebration in the Brooklyn carnival / Philip Kasinitz
  • Steel pan grows in Brooklyn: Trinidadian music and cultural identity / Ray Allen and Les Slater
  • Moving the Big Apple: Tabou combo's diasporic dreams / Gage Averill
  • The changing hats of Haitian staged folklore in New York City / Lois Wilcken.
Other title(s)
Caribbean popular music and identity in New York
ISBN
0966147200 (pbk.)
LCCN
97081177 /MN
OCLC
38849963
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