The Resource Highlife Saturday night : popular music and social change in urban Ghana, Nate Plageman

Highlife Saturday night : popular music and social change in urban Ghana, Nate Plageman

Label
Highlife Saturday night : popular music and social change in urban Ghana
Title
Highlife Saturday night
Title remainder
popular music and social change in urban Ghana
Statement of responsibility
Nate Plageman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plageman, Nate
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3917.G43
LC item number
P53 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
Series statement
  • African expressive cultures
  • Ethnomusicology multimedia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dance music
  • Highlife (Music)
  • Ghana
Label
Highlife Saturday night : popular music and social change in urban Ghana, Nate Plageman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Contents
Introduction: the historical importance of urban Ghana's Saturday nights -- Popular music, political authority, and social possibilities in the southern Gold Coast, 1890-1940 -- The making of a middle class: urban social clubs and the evolution of highlife music, 1915-1940 -- The friction on the floor: negotiating nightlife in Accra, 1940-1960 -- "The highlife was born in Ghana": politics, culture, and the making of a national music, 1950-1965 -- "We were the ones who composed the songs": the promises and pitfalls of being a bandsman, 1945-1970
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 381 p.
Isbn
9780253007254
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
^^2012026045
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)768169531
  • (OCoLC)ocn768169531
Label
Highlife Saturday night : popular music and social change in urban Ghana, Nate Plageman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index
Contents
Introduction: the historical importance of urban Ghana's Saturday nights -- Popular music, political authority, and social possibilities in the southern Gold Coast, 1890-1940 -- The making of a middle class: urban social clubs and the evolution of highlife music, 1915-1940 -- The friction on the floor: negotiating nightlife in Accra, 1940-1960 -- "The highlife was born in Ghana": politics, culture, and the making of a national music, 1950-1965 -- "We were the ones who composed the songs": the promises and pitfalls of being a bandsman, 1945-1970
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 381 p.
Isbn
9780253007254
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
^^2012026045
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)768169531
  • (OCoLC)ocn768169531

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