Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

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Laudan Nooshin
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - Music - 340 pages
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This volume presents the first direct look at the complex relationship between music and power across a range of musical genres and countries. Topics covered include: music censorship, the use of music to express resistance to authority, the relationship of music with social stratification, and much more.
 

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Contents

Power and the Play of Music
1
Umm Kulthums Concerts
22
Egypt in Political Context
33
Abd alHalims Microphone
55
Mediated Quranic Recitation and the Contestation of Islam
75
Music Politics and Nation Building in PostSoviet Tajikistan
115
Music and Censorship in Afghanistan 19732003
143
National Traditions and Illegal Religious Activities amongst
165
Charting the Early Tunisian
187
Music and Politics in North Africa
207
Celebrating Women and Music at the Fourth
229
Reimagining Nation Performing Youth in
245
Women in the Syrian Jewish
269
Bibliography
289
Discography
319
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