Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe

Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe


  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
  • Thomas Turino
  • English
  • 10 February 2014
  • 9780226817026

1 thoughts on “Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)

  1. Marc Marc says:

    Is Zim music among Africa's most westernized because whites influence the market tastes or because whites control the economy? Turino gets that it doesn't matter and it sure is nice to read a book on Zimbabwe that doesn't let white people steal the show


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Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)[EPUB] ✰ Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in Zimbabwe (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology) By Thomas Turino – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Hailed as a national hero and musical revolutionary Thomas Mapfumo along with other Zimbabwean artists burst onto the music scene in the 1980s with a uniue style that combined electric guitar with ind Hailed as a national and Popular Kindle Ø hero and musical revolutionary Thomas Mapfumo along with other Zimbabwean artists burst onto the music scene in the s with a uniue style that combined electric guitar with indigenous Shona music and instruments The development of this music from its roots in the early Rhodesian era to the present and the ways this and other styles articulated with Zimbabwean nationalism is the focus of Thomas Turino's new study Turino examines the emergence of cosmopolitan culture among the black middle class and Nationalists, Cosmopolitans, MOBI :Ú how this gave rise to a variety of urban popular styles modeled on influences ranging from the Mills Brothers to Elvis He also shows how cosmopolitanism gave rise to the nationalist movement itself explaining the combination of foreign and indigenous elements that so often define nationalist art and cultural projects The first book length look at the role of music in African nationalism Turino's work delves deeper than most books about popular music and challenges the Cosmopolitans, and Popular Music in PDF or reader to think about the lives and struggles of the Cosmopolitans, and Popular PDF/EPUB » people behind the surface appeal of world music.