Transnationalism and Cultural Hybridity in Latin/o America Volume I
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Musical Migrations by Frances R. Aparicio
Book DescriptionA dynamic and original collection of essays on the transnational circulation and changing social meanings of Latin music across the Americas. The transcultural impact of Latin American musical forms in the United States calls for a deeper understanding of the shifting cultural meanings of music. Musical Migrations examines the tensions between the value of Latin popular music as a metaphor for national identity and its transnational meanings as it traverses national borders, geocultural spaces, audiences, and historical periods. The anthology analyzes, among others, the role of popular music in Caribbean diasporas in the United States and Europe, the trans-Caribbean identities of Salsa and reggae, the racial, cultural, and ethnic hybridity in rock across the Americas, and the tensions between tradition and modernity in Peruvian indigenous music, mariachi music in the United States, and in Trinidadian music.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403960009
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 6-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Frances R. Aparicio
Book of Salsa, Paperback (April 2008)
Presents salsa as a pan-Caribbean phenomenon, emerging in the migrations and interactions, the celebrations and conflicts that marked the region. This book explains that it is also a commercial product produced and shaped by professional musicians, record producers, and the music industry.
Musical Migrations, Paperback (March 2002)
The transcultural impact of Latin American musical forms in the United States calls for a deeper understanding of the shifting cultural meanings of music. This is a collection of essays on the transnational circulation and changing social meanings of Latin music across the Americas.
Listening to Salsa, Paperback (June 1997)» View all books by Frances R. Aparicio
Portrays the complex politics of gender, sex, class, and race in Puerto Rican salsa music.
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Author Biography - Frances R. Aparicio
FRANCES R. APARICIO is Professor and Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Author of an award-winning book, Listening to Salsa: Gender, Latin Popular Music, and Puerto Rican Cultures (Wesleyan University Press, 1998), Professor Aparicio has done seminal work on Latino popular music, gender, and cultural identity. CANDIDA F. JAQUEZ is Assistant Professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at Indiana University.
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