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Author Kater, Michael H., 1937-

Title Different drummers : jazz in the culture of Nazi Germany / Michael H. Kater

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 291 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Summary Michael Kater - a distinguished historian and himself a jazz musician - explores the underground history of jazz in Hitler's Germany. He offers a frightening and fascinating look at life and popular culture during the Third Reich, showing that for the Nazis, jazz was an especially threatening form of expression
Notes Originally published: 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Jazz -- Germany -- 1931-1940 -- History and criticism
Jazz -- Germany -- 1941-1950 -- History and criticism
National socialism and music.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199872237 ebook