The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music

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Jonathan C. Friedman
Routledge, Jul 4, 2013 - History - 414 pages
The major objective of this collection of 28 essays is to analyze the trends, musical formats, and rhetorical devices used in popular music to illuminate the human condition. By comparing and contrasting musical offerings in a number of countries and in different contexts from the 19th century until today, The Routledge History of Social Protest in Popular Music aims to be a probing introduction to the history of social protest music, ideal for popular music studies and history and sociology of music courses.

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Jonathan C. Friedman is Professor of History and Director of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at West Chester University.

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