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Author Moorman, Marissa Jean.

Title Intonations : a social history of music and nation in Luanda, Angola, from 1945 to recent times / Marissa J. Moorman
Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 290 pages) : illustrations
Series New African histories series
New African histories series.
Contents Musseques and urban culture -- In the days of bota fogo: culture and the early nationalist struggle, 1947-61 -- Dueling bands and good girls: gender and music in Luanda's musseques,1961-75 -- Ngongo jami (my suffering): lyrics, daily life, and social space, 1956-74 -- Radios, turntables, and vinyl: technology and the imagined community, 1961-75 -- The hiatus: music, dissent, and nation building after independence, 1975-90s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-273) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Music -- Political aspects -- Angola.
Music -- Social aspects -- Angola -- Luanda (Luanda)
Nationalism in music.
Angola -- History -- Civil War, 1975-2002 -- Music and the war.
Angola -- History -- Revolution, 1961-1975 -- Music and the revolution.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008026805
ISBN 0821443046 (electronic bk.)
9780821443040 (electronic bk.)