Music and Social Movements
Mobilizing Traditions in the Twentieth Century
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Music and Social Movements by Ron Eyerman
Book DescriptionBuilding on their studies of sixties culture and theory of cognitive praxis, Ron Eyerman and Andrew Jamison examine the mobilization of cultural traditions and formulation of new collective identities through the music of activism. They combine a sophisticated theoretical argument with historical-empirical studies of nineteenth-century populists and twentieth-century labour and ethnic movements, focusing on the interrelations between music and social movements in the United States and the transfer of those experiences to Europe. Specific chapters examine folk and country music, black music, music of the 1960s movements, and music of the Swedish progressive movement. This highly readable book is among the first to link the political sociology of social movements to cultural theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521629669
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Seeds of the Sixties, Paperback (September 1995)» View all books by Ron Eyerman
Demonstrates the transforming radicalism of the Sixties grew from the legacy of an earlier generation of thinkers. This book focuses on individuals, each of whom in his or her distinctive way carried the ideas of the 1930s into the decades after World War II, and each of whom shared in inventing a different kind of intellectual partisanship.
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