America's Instrument: The Banjo in the Nineteenth Century
This handsome illustrated history traces the transformation of the banjo from primitive folk instrument to sophisticated musical machine and, in the process, offers a unique view of the music business in nineteenth-century America.
Philip Gura and Jame
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Bollman's collecting passion is material on historic banjo manufacture and marketing--he houses over 300 instruments, thousands of photographs, numerous patents, trade catalogs, ads, sheet music ... Read full review