The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music

1st Edition

Jonathan C. Friedman

Routledge
Published June 28, 2016
Reference - 430 Pages
ISBN 9781138216228 - CAT# Y291058

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Summary

The major objective of this collection of twenty-eight essays is to analyze the trends, musical formats, and rhetorical devices used in popular music to illuminate the human condition. By comparing and contrasting musical offerings in a number of countries and in different contexts from the nineteenth century until today, The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music aims to be a probing introduction to the history of social protest music, ideal for popular music studies and history and sociology of music courses.

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