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By Ronald Radano,Tejumola Olaniyan

ISBN-10: 0822359863

ISBN-13: 9780822359869

ISBN-10: 0822360128

ISBN-13: 9780822360124

Audible Empire rethinks the tactics and mechanisms of empire and indicates how musical perform has been an important to its unfold world wide. track is a way of comprehending empire as an audible formation, and the participants spotlight the way it has been circulated, fed on, and understood via imperial logics. those fifteen interdisciplinary essays disguise huge swaths of style, time, politics, and geography, and comprise themes reminiscent of the affective dating among jazz and cigarettes in interwar China; the sonic panorama of the united states– Mexico border; the reviews of post-9/11 U.S. empire by way of desi rappers; and the function of tonality within the colonization of Africa. no matter if concentrating on Argentine tango, theorizing anticolonialist sound, or reading the track of postapartheid South Africa, the participants exhibit how the audible has been a vital part within the construction of imperialist notions of cause, modernity, and tradition. In doing so, they permit us to listen to how empire is either made and challenged.

members: Kofi Agawu, Philip V. Bohlman. Michael Denning, Brent Hayes Edwards, Nan Enstad, Andrew Jones, Josh Kun, Morgan Luker, Jairo Moreno, Tejumola Olaniyan, Marc Perry, Ronald Radano, Nitasha Sharma, Micol Seigel, Gavin Steingo, Penny Von Eschen, Amanda Weidman.

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