African Music Products

  • Exploring African Music

    Unity, Diversity, Diaspora

    By Frank Gunderson

    Exploring African Music: Unity, Diversity, Diaspora is designed as a core textbook on the cultural and historical diversity of music on the African continent – comparing and contrasting the regions of North, Eastern, Western Central and Southern Africa. It also examines issues pertaining to the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture in Africa

    The Episteme of the Everyday

    Edited by Stephanie Newell, Onookome Okome

    This volume marks the 25th anniversary of Karin Barber’s ground-breaking article, "Popular Arts in Africa", which stimulated new debates about African popular culture and its defining categories. Focusing on performances, audiences, social contexts and texts, contributors ask how African…

    Hardback – 2013-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Garland Handbook of African Music

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Ruth M. Stone

    The Garland Handbook of African Music is comprised of essays from The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: Volume 1, Africa, (1997). Revised and updated, the essays offer detailed, regional studies of the different musical cultures of Africa and examine the ways in which music helps to define the…

    Paperback – 2008-06-24
    Routledge
    Garland Handbooks of World Music

  • Focus: Music of South Africa

    2nd Edition

    By Carol A. Muller

    Focus: Music of South Africa provides an in-depth look at the full spectrum of South African music, a musical culture that epitomizes the enormous ethnic, religious, linguistic, class, and gender diversity of the nation itself. Drawing on extensive field and archival research, as well as her own…

    Paperback – 2008-04-09
    Routledge
    Focus on World Music Series

  • African Diaspora

    A Musical Perspective

    Edited by Ingrid Monson

    The African Diaspora presents musical case studies from various regions of the African diaspora, including Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Europe, that engage with broader interdisciplinary discussions about race, gender, politics, nationalism, and music.…

    Paperback – 2003-06-09
    Routledge
    Critical and Cultural Musicology

  • Representing African Music

    Postcolonial Notes, Queries, Positions

    By Kofi Agawu

    The aim of this book is to stimulate debate by offering a critique of discourse about African music. Who writes about African music, how, and why? What assumptions and prejudices influence the presentation of ethnographic data? Even the term "African music" suggests there is an agreed-upon meaning,…

    Paperback – 2003-05-16
    Routledge

  • The African Diaspora

    A Musical Perspective

    Edited by Ingrid Monson

    The African Diaspora presents musical case studies from various regions of the African diaspora, including Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, North America, and Europe, that engage with broader interdisciplinary discussions about race, gender, politics, nationalism, and music. Featured here are…

    Hardback – 2000-07-27
    Routledge
    Critical and Cultural Musicology

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