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The Cultural Study of Music: a Critical Introduction (2nd ed.)

Clayton, Martin; Herbert, Trevor and Middleton, Richard eds. (2011). The Cultural Study of Music: a Critical Introduction (2nd ed.). Abingdon: Routledge.

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What is the relationship between music and culture? The first edition of The Cultural Study of Music: A Critical Introduction explored this question with groundbreaking rigor and breadth. Now this second edition refines that original analysis while examining the ways the field has developed in the years since the book’s initial publication. Including contributions from scholars of music, cultural studies, anthropology, sociology, and psychology, this anthology provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of music and culture. It includes both pioneering theoretical essays and exhaustively researched case studies on particular issues in world musics. For the second edition, the original essays have been revised and nine new chapters have been added, covering themes such as race, religion, geography, technology, and the politics of music. With an even broader scope and a larger roster of world-renowned contributors, The Cultural Study of Music is certain to remain a canonical text in the field of cultural musicology.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2012 Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0-415-88190-0, 978-0-415-88190-6
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 30670
Depositing User: Trevor Herbert
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2012 11:14
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:09
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