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- Routledge 2006; US$ 16.95
Focusing on comparing and contrasting the historical nature of the three aspects of understanding folk music - traditional, local performers and professional collectors - this text explores the advent of professional performers in the twentieth century during the so-called 'folk revival'. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 34.95
Woody Guthrie is the most famous and influential folk music composer and performer in the history of the United States. His most popular song, "This Land is Your Land" has become the country's unofficial national anthem, known to every school child since the 1960s. His influence exceeded the realm of American music, reaching American politics. Guthrie?s... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 50.00
Alan Lomax (1915?2002) began working for the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress in 1936, first as a special and temporary assistant, then as the permanent Assistant in Charge, starting in June 1937, until he left in late 1942. He recorded such important musicians as Woody Guthrie, Muddy Waters, Aunt Molly Jackson, and Jelly Roll... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 26.99
While music lovers and music historians alike understand that folk music played an increasingly pivotal role in American labor and politics during the economic and social tumult of the Great Depression, how did this relationship come to be? Ronald D. Cohen sheds new light on the complex cultural history of folk music in America, detailing the musicians,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 24.99
Perhaps the most widely recognized figure in folk music and one of the most controversial figures in American political activism, 93-year-old Pete Seeger now belongs among the icons of 20th century American culture. The Pete Seeger Reader brings together writing by and about Seeger and covers his songwriting, recording, book and magazine publishing,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 39.95
From Washington Square Park and Caf? Society to WNYC Radio and Folkways Records, New York City's cultural, artistic, and commercial assets helped to shape a distinctively urban breeding ground for the famous folk music revival of the 1950s and '60s. Folk City , by Stephen Petrus and Ronald Cohen, explores New York's central role in fueling the nationwide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 29.95
Wars have dominated the history of the United States since its founding, but there has also been a long history of antiwar activity. Peace songs have emerged out of every military conflict involving the United States. "Singing for Peace" vividly portrays this rich antiwar history, beginning in the eighteenth century and continuing into the twenty-first.Most... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 32.99
Gives an overview of the results from laboratory research on action memory and on memory for activities in social contexts. This work presents results on memory for intended actions. It puts these results in relation to the information and to the brain modules which are necessary for successful control of actions. more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2015; US$ 352.76
La obra Miller. Anestesia aborda todos los conceptos relacionados con la práctica contemporánea de la anestesiología. Proporciona información totalmente actualizada y durante más de 30 años ha sido el libro de referencia en esta especialidad por el elevado nivel de su contenido técnico, científico y clínico. La nueva edición de esta obra de... more...