Bill C. Malone - Music - 2002 - 628 pages
"Described as "the Bible for country music history and scholarship" on its original publication, it is quite simply the cornerstone--and a highly readable one at that--of any ...
Pierre Bourdieu - Social Science - 1984 - 613 pages
Examines differences in taste between modern French classes, discusses the relationship between culture and politics, and outlines the strategies of pretension
Bill C. Malone - History - 2002 - 392 pages
A spirited and informative history of country music connects the music to the people who listen to it, tracing its evolution among the nation's "working class."
Aaron A. Fox - Music - 2004 - 363 pages
DIVAn ethnographic study of country music, and the bars, life, and everyday speech of its rural fans./div
Paul Kingsbury, Alanna Nash - Music - 2006 - 360 pages
Produced in association with the Country Music Hall of Fame, an illustrated history of country music ranges from its folk music origins to today's billion-dollar industry ...
Dana Jennings - Music - 2008 - 257 pages
A celebration of country music from the 1950s through the 1970s traces the contributions of such figures as Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Loretta Lynn; evaluates the genre as ...
Gerald W. Haslam - History - 1999 - 379 pages
In this affectionate homage to California's place in country music's history, the author surveys the Golden State's contributions to what is today a very popular musical genre ...
Kurt Wolff - Music - 2000 - 596 pages
Traces the growth of country music as an industry, and includes biographies of hundreds of performers, album reviews, and background stories of songs.
Robert K. Oermann - Music - 1999 - 319 pages
Traces the history of country music, discusses trends and styles, and includes brief profiles of top songwriters, singers, and musicians