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Description - Remembered Rhythms by Shubha Chaudhuri

"Remembered Rhythms" explores the role of music and cultural memory in shaping and creating diasporic identities. With contributions from leading scholars in the fields of ethnomusicology, cultural studies, sociology, and anthropology, the essays range across the musical traditions of the Indian diaspora in Trinidad, the role of Hindi film music in the diaspora, and the music of the African and Jewish diasporas in India. Illustrated throughout with halftones and accompanied by a fascinating compact disc of musical examples from many of the traditions discussed, "Remembered Rhythms" will be of significant interest to scholars of ethnomusicology and cultural anthropology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905422500
ISBN-10: 1905422504
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 198mm x 22mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publisher: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Shubha Chaudhuri

Shubha Chaudhuri is Director of the Archives & Research Centre for Ethnomusicology of the American Institute of Indian Studies. Anthony Seeger is Professor of Ethnomusicology at University of California at Los Angeles.

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