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Author Yang, Mina.

Title California polyphony : ethnic voices, musical crossroads / Mina Yang
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (184 pages) : illustrations, music
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Contents The early history of California cultural and musical life -- The transpacific gaze: orientalism, queerness, and California experimentalism -- A thin blue line down Central Avenue: the LAPD and the demise of a musical hub -- Noir entanglements: black music, white women, and the dark city -- From the mission myth to Chicano nationalism: the evolution of Mestizo identities and music -- After sa-i-ku: Korean American hip-hop since the Rodney King uprising
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-178) and index
Subject Ethnicity in music.
Music -- California -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Social aspects -- California.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007030766
ISBN 025209297X (electronic bk.)
9780252092978 (electronic bk.)